Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Romania)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
COA Ministry of Foreign Affairs Romania.svg
Coat of arms of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Incumbent
Bogdan Aurescu[1] (Independent)

since 24 November 2014
Formation 22 January 1862
First holder Apostol Arsache
Website www.mae.ro

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania (Romanian: Ministerul Afacerilor Externe) is one of the fifteen ministries of the Government of Romania.

The current Foreign Minister is Bogdan Aurescu.

List of Ministers of Foreign Affairs[edit]

No. Name Term start Term end Cabinet Party
United Principalities
1 Apostol Arsache 22 January 1862 24 June 1862
2 Alexandru Cantacuzino 24 June 1862 29 September 1862
3 General Ioan G. Ghica 29 September 1862 29 August 1863
4 Nicolae Rosetti-Bălănescu 29 August 1863 29 October 1865
5 Alexandru Papadopol-Calimah 29 October 1865 10 February 1866
6 Ion Ghica 11 February 1866 10 May 1866 ML
7 Petre Mavrogheni 11 May 1866 13 July 1866
8 Prince George Barbu Știrbei 15 July 1866 21 February 1867
9 Ștefan Golescui 1 March 1867 5 August 1867
10 Alexandru Teriachiu 17 August 1867 12 November 1867
11 Ștefan Golescuii 13 November 1867 30 April 1868
12 Nicolae Golescu 1 May 1868 15 November 1868
13 Prince Dimitrie Ghica 16 November 1868 27 November 1869
14 Nicolae Calimachi-Catargiui 28 November 1869 1 February 1870
Alexandru G. Golescu 2 February 1870 18 April 1870
15 Petre P. Carpi 20 April 1870 14 December 1870
16 Nicolae Calimachi-Catargiuii 18 December 1870 11 March 1871
17 Gheorghe Costaforu 11 March 1871 27 April 1873
18 Vasile Boerescui 28 April 1873 29 January 1876
19 Ion Bălăceanu 30 January 1876 31 March 1876
20 Dimitrie Cornea 4 April 1876 26 April 1876
21 Mihail Kogălniceanui 27 April 1876 23 July 1876 PNL
22 Nicolae Ionescu 24 July 1876 2 April 1877
23 Mihail Kogălniceanuii 3 April 1877 24 November 1878 PNL
24 Ion C. Câmpineanui 25 November 1878 10 July 1879
25 Vasile Boerescuii 11 July 1879 9 April 1881
Kingdom of Romania
26 Dimitrie C. Brătianu 10 April 1881 8 June 1881 PNL
27 Eugeniu Stătescu 9 June 1881 30 July 1881
28 Dimitrie A. Sturdzai 1 August 1881 1 February 1885
29 Ion C. Câmpineanuii 2 February 1885 27 October 1885
Ion Brătianu 28 October 1885 15 December 1885 PNL
30 Mihail Pherekyde 16 December 1885 21 March 1888
31 Petre P. Carpii 21 March 1888 5 November 1889
32 Alexandru Lahovaryi 5 November 1889 21 February 1891
33 Constantin Esarcu 21 February 1891 26 November 1891
34 Alexandru Lahovaryii 27 November 1891 3 October 1895
35 Dimitrie A. Sturdzaii 4 October 1895 21 November 1896
36 Constantin Stoicescu 21 November 1896 29 March 1897
37 Dimitrie A. Sturdzaiii 31 March 1897 30 March 1899
38 Ioan Lahovaryi 11 April 1899 6 July 1900
39 Alexandru Marghiloman 7 July 1900 13 February 1901
40 Dimitrie A. Sturdzaiv 14 February 1901 8 January 1902
41 Ion I. C. Brătianui 9 January 1902 11 December 1904 PNL
42 General Iacob Lahovary 22 December 1904 8 February 1907
43 Ioan Lahovaryii 9 February 1907 11 March 1907
44 Dimitrie A. Sturdzav 12 March 1907 27 December 1908
45 Ion I. C. Brătianuii 27 December 1908 1 November 1909 PNL
46 Alexandru Djuvara 1 November 1909 28 December 1910 PNL
47 Titu Maiorescu 29 December 1910 4 January 1914 PC
48 Emanuel Porumbaru 4 January 1914 7 December 1916
49 Ion I. C. Brătianuiii 8 December 1916 28 January 1918 PNL
Alexandru Averescu 29 January 1918 4 March 1918
50 Constantin C. Arion 5 March 1918 23 October 1918
51 General Constantin Coandă 24 October 1918 28 November 1918
52 Ion I. C. Brătianuiv 29 November 1918 26 September 1919 PNL
Arthur Văitoianu 27 September 1919 14 October 1919
53 Nicolae Mișu 15 October 1919 30 November 1919
54 Alexandru Vaida-Voevodi 1 December 1919 9 January 1920
55 Duiliu Zamfirescu 13 March 1920 12 June 1920
56 Take Ionescu 13 June 1920 16 December 1921
57 Gheorghe Derussi 17 December 1921 19 January 1922
58 Ion G. Duca 19 January 1922 29 March 1926
59 Ion Mitilineu 30 March 1926 3 June 1927
Barbu Știrbey 4 June 1927 20 June 1927
60 Ion I. C. Brătianuv 21 June 1927 24 November 1927 PNL
61 Nicolae Titulescui 24 November 1927 9 November 1928
62 Gheorghe Mironescu 10 November 1928 9 October 1930
63 Ion Mihalache 10 October 1930 17 April 1931
Constantin Argetoianu 18 April 1931 26 April 1932
64 Prince Dimitrie I. G. Ghica 27 April 1931 5 June 1932
65 Alexandru Vaida-Voevodii 6 June 1932 19 October 1932
66 Nicolae Titulescuii 20 October 1932 1 October 1934
Gheorghe Tătărescu 2 October 1934 9 October 1934
67 Nicolae Titulescuiii 10 October 1934 28 August 1936
68 Victor Antonescu 29 August 1936 28 December 1937
69 Istrate Micescu 29 December 1937 10 February 1938
Gheorghe Tătărescu 11 February 1938 29 March 1938
70 Nicolae Petrescu-Comnen 30 March 1938 31 January 1939
71 Grigore Gafencu 1 February 1939 1 June 1940
72 Ion Gigurtu 1 June 1940 28 June 1940
73 Constantin Argetoianu 28 June 1940 4 July 1940
74 Mihail Manoilescu 4 July 1940 4 September 1940
75 Mihail R. Sturdza 14 September 1940 17 January 1941
Ion Antonescu 18 January 1941 1 January 1943 Mil.
76 Mihai Antonescu 1 January 1943 23 August 1944
77 Grigore Niculescu-Buzești 23 August 1944 3 November 1944
78 Constantin Vișoianu 4 November 1944 5 March 1945
79 Gheorghe Tătărescu 6 March 1945 29 December 1947
Communist Romania
80 Ana Pauker 30 December 1947 9 July 1952 PMR
81 Simion Bughici 10 July 1952 3 October 1955
82 Grigore Preoteasa 4 October 1955 14 July 1957
83 Ion Gheorghe Maurer 15 July 1957 15 January 1958
84 Avram Bunaciu 23 January 1958 20 March 1961
85 Corneliu Mănescu 20 March 1961 20 August 1965
Corneliu Mănescu 21 August 1965 18 October 1972 PCR
86 George Macovescu 18 October 1972 8 March 1978
87 Ștefan Andrei 8 March 1978 11 November 1985
88 Ilie Văduva 11 November 1985 26 August 1986
89 Ioan Totu 26 August 1986 2 November 1989
90 Ion Stoian 2 November 1989 22 December 1989
Romania since 1989
91 Sergiu Celac 26 December 1989 28 June 1990 Roman I
92 Adrian Năstase 28 June 1990 Roman II FSN
Roman III
18 November 1992 Stolojan I
93 Teodor Meleșcanu 19 November 1992 11 December 1996 Văcăroiu I FDSN/PDSR
94 Adrian Severin 12 December 1996 29 December 1997 Ciorbea I PD
95 Andrei Pleșu 29 December 1997 Ciorbea I Independent
22 December 1999 Vasile I
96 Petre Roman 22 December 1999 28 December 2000 Isărescu I PD
97 Mircea Geoană 28 December 2000 28 December 2004 Năstase I Independent/PSD
98 Mihai-Răzvan Ungureanu 28 December 2004 21 March 2007 Tăriceanu I PNL
Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu 21 March 2007 5 April 2007 PNL
99 Adrian Cioroianu 5 April 2007 15 April 2008 Tăriceanu II PNL
100 Lazăr Comănescu 15 April 2008 22 December 2008 PNL
101 Cristian Diaconescui 22 December 2008 1 October 2009 Boc I PSD
Cătălin Predoiu 1 October 2009 23 December 2009 Independent
102 Teodor Baconschi 23 December 2009 23 January 2012 Boc II PD-L
(101) Cristian Diaconescuii 24 January 2012 9 February 2012 Boc II UNPR
9 February 2012 7 May 2012 Ungureanu
103 Andrei Marga 7 May 2012 6 August 2012 Ponta PNL
104 Titus Corlățean 6 August 2012 10 November 2014 PSD
105 Teodor Meleșcanu 10 November 2014 24 November 2014 Independent
106 Bogdan Aurescu 24 November 2014 present Independent

Romania used the Julian calendar until 1919, but all dates are given in the Gregorian calendar.

The following party abbreviations are used:

PNL = National Liberal Party PC = Conservative Party
PNR = Romanian National Party PP = People's Party
PCD = Conservative-Democratic Party PNŢ = National Peasants' Party
PND = Democratic Nationalist Party PNC = National Christian Party
FRN = National Renaissance Front
(from 1940 PN; Party of the Nation)
FP = Ploughmen's Front
PMR = Romanian Workers' Party
(from 1965 PCR; Romanian Communist Party)
FSN = National Salvation Front
PDSR = Party of Social Democracy in Romania
(from 2001 PSD; Social Democratic Party)
PNŢCD = Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party
PSDR = Romanian Social Democratic Party PD-L = Democratic Liberal Party
Mil. = Military Ind. = Independent

Additionally, the political stance of prime ministers prior to the development of a modern party system is given by C (Conservative), MC (Moderate Conservative), RL (Radical Liberal) and ML (Moderate Liberal). Interim officeholders are denoted by italics. For those who held office multiple times, their rank of service is given by a Roman numeral.

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