Vasile Gafencu

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Vasile Gafencu
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Member of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
1917–1918
Personal details
Born (1886-02-01)February 1, 1886
Sîngerei
Died March 16, 1942(1942-03-16) (aged 56)
Arkhangelsk
Political party National Moldavian Party
Children Valeriu, Valentina, Eleonora, and Elizabeta
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Vasile Gafencu (February 1, 1886, Sîngerei - March 16, 1942, Arkhangelsk) was a Bessarabian politician.

He was the father of Valeriu Gafencu (1921-1952), nicknamed The Saint of Prisons.[1]

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He served as Member of the Moldovan Parliament (1917-1918). Deported in Siberia by the Russian invaders in 1940.

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