Constantin Stoicescu

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Constantin Stoicescu
Constantin I. Stoicescu.jpg
Minister of Public Works
In office
October 4, 1895 – November 21, 1896
Monarch Carol I of Romania
In office
July 18, 1902 – November 22, 1902
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
November 21, 1896 – March 26, 1897
Preceded by Dimitrie Sturdza
Succeeded by Dimitrie Sturdza
Minister of Justice
In office
October 1, 1898 – March 30, 1899
In office
February 14, 1901 – July 18, 1902
Minister of Agriculture, Industry, Trade and Property
In office
November 22, 1902 – December 14, 1904
Personal details
Born (1852-01-15)January 15, 1852
Ploiești, Wallachia
Died May 10, 1911(1911-05-10) (aged 59)
Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania

Constantin Stoicescu (Romanian: Constantin I. Stoicescu; January 15, 1852 – May 10, 1911) was a politician and diplomat who held several ministerial positions in the Kingdom of Romania.

Life and political career[edit]

Stoicescu was born on January 15, 1852 in Ploiești. After completion of a lyceum in Bucharest in 1869, he moved to Paris and completed a degree obtaining PhD in Law in 1876. Once he returned to Romania, Stoicescu took a position of a judge at the Ilfov Tribunal and served there for one year. He was then appointed the post of the first secretary to the Romanian mission in Paris which he held in 1877 - 1878. After returning to Romania, he took a position in the Bucharest Court of Appeals.

In 1881, he got involved in politics by becoming a member of the National Liberal Party. From October 4, 1895 until November 21, 1896, he served as the Minister of Public Works within the cabinet of Dimitrie Sturdza. From November 21, 1896 until March 26, 1897, Stoicescu held the position of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Petre S. Aurelian, served two terms from October 1, 1898 until March 30, 1899 and from February 14, 1901 until July 18, 1902 as Minister of Justice. He then was in charge of the Ministry of Public Works again from July 18 until November 22, 1902 and served as Minister of Agriculture, Industry, Trade and Property from November 22, 1902 through December 14, 1904 in the cabinet of Sturdza.

Stoicescu died on May 10, 1911 in Bucharest.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stoica, Stan (2008). Dicționar biografic de istorie a României [Biography dictionary of Romanian History]. Bucharest: Ed. Meronia.