General Congress of Bukovina

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General Congress of Bukovina
Type
Type
Leadership
Seats 100
Elections
Last election
Bukovinian legislative election, 1918
Meeting place
Czernowitz

General Congress of Bukovina was a legislative body created in the aftermath of the Romanian military intervention in Bukovina, which proclaimed the union of region with the Kingdom of Romania in 1918.

After the legislative election, on 28 Nov 1918,[1] the Congress elected Iancu Flondor as chairman, and voted for the union with the Kingdom of Romania, with the support of the Romanian, German (7), Jewish, and Polish representatives, and the opposition of the Ukrainian ones (13).[2]

There were six Polish representatives: Bazyli Duzinkiewikz, Emil Kaminski, Stanisław (Stanislaus) Kwiatkowski, Wladislaw Pospiszil, Leopold Szweiger, Edmund Wicentowicz.[3] Among the Romanian representatives there were Iancu Flondor, Vladimir Repta, Dionisie Bejan, Ion Nistor, Octavian Gheorghian, Radu Sbiera, Vasile Bodnarescu, Gheorghe Sandru, Vasile Marcu, Dimitrie Bucevschi, Gheorghe Voicu, Vasile Alboi-Sandru, Ion Candrea, Eudoxiu Hurmuzachi.

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  1. ^ Irina Livezeanu (2000). Cultural Politics in Greater Romania: Regionalism, Nation Building & Ethnic Struggle, 1918-1930. Cornell University Press. pp. 59–. ISBN 0-8014-8688-2. 
  2. ^ Bukovina History
  3. ^ Grigore Nandris, Zile traite in Bucovina, in Amintiri razlete din vremea Unirii, Cernauti, 1938, p. 256.