Iacob Pistiner

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Election campaign poster for Pistiner, in Romanian and Yiddish

Jacob Pistiner (German: Jakob Pistiner) was a Romanian politician and lawyer.

He was born in Chernivtsi, 1882, then part of Austro-Hungarian Empire, in a Jewish family.

As a result of the general election of May–June, 1920, in Greater Romania, he was elected member of the parliament.

His political career was tied with the socialist movement and as a lawyer he pleaded for the defendants in the "Trial of the 500" that followed the important 1924 Tatarbunary Uprising.

He died unexpectedly on 23 August 1930, in Bucharest.

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