Constantin Antoniade

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Constantin Antoniade
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Constantin Antoniade at the League of Nations 1928
Born 1880
Died 1954
Paris, France
Occupation Historian, diplomat, writer, philosopher, jurist

Constantin Antoniade (1880–1954) was a Romanian jurist, writer, historian, philosopher and diplomat of Ethnic Greek heritage.

As a historian he was a concerned mainly with the Renaissance. He also translated works of John Ruskin and Thomas Carlyle into Romanian.

He participated in the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 as juridical expert. As a diplomat he was Romanian representative to the League of Nations from 1928 to 1936. After the Communist regime took power in Romania, Constantin Antoniade received the authorization from Iuliu Maniu and Dinu Brătianu to make contacts in the western countries on behalf of the Romanian Liberal Party and the National Peasants' Party.

In 1948, Constantin Antoniade served as member of the Directing Committee of the Association for the Help of Romanian Refugees CAROMAN, created in Paris founded by Nicholas Caranfil as a representative of the Free Romanian Red Cross. The other members of the committee were Raoul Bossy, Mihai Răuț and Dan Geblescu.

Works[edit]

  • C. Antoniade, Filosofia lui Henri Bergson - Studii filosofice, București, 1908, Vol. II
  • Constantin Antoniade - Figuri din cinquecento: principese, curteni și curtizane - Fundatia pentru Literatura și Arta "Regele Carol II", București 1939
  • Constantin Antoniade - Trois Figures de la Renaissance: Pierre Arétin, Guichardin, Benvenuto Cellini'. - Paris: Brouwer 1937.
  • Constantin Antoniade - Machiavelli (reedited Timișoara, 1993)

References[edit]

  • Mircea Ciobanu – Nimic fără Dumnezeu. Noi convorbiri cu Mihai I al României – Humanitas, București 1992
  • Eugen Denize - Comunismul românesc de la începuturi până la moartea lui Gh. Gheorghiu-Dej - Revista Memoria [1]
  • Sorin Popescu Tudor Prelipceanu - Constantin Antoniade - Un aristocrat "de merite și de talente" in lumea juridica romaneasca (Reviste - Buletinul de informare legislativa nr 2/2005)
  • Hoover Institution – Romania [2] [3]
  • Enciclopedia On-line a Filozofiei Românești [4]
  • Dictionarul General al Literaturii Romane (Editura Univers Enciclopedic, volumele I, 2004)
  • Dur, Ion - "Filosofia lui C. Antoniade" - Revista Transilvania Nr. 8-1986