Cristian Dumitrescu

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Cristian Dumitrescu

Cristian-Sorin Dumitrescu (born 24 April 1955) is a Romanian politician.

Born in Bucharest, he graduated from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies in 1978. He was a factory economist from that time until 1983, a journalist from 1983 to 1990, and a diplomat from 1990 to 1992.[1] Elected to the Romanian Senate for Suceava County in 1992, he was initially a member of the National Salvation Front, entering the Democratic Party once this dissolved in 1993.[2] He was re-elected in 1996.[3] In 2000, he was elected to the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, also for Suceava County, and defected to the Social Democratic Party in 2001.[4] He was again elected a deputy in 2004 and in 2008, this time for Vrancea County.[5][6] During 2007, following the accession of Romania to the European Union, he was a Member of the European Parliament.[7] He returned to the Senate in 2012, for the same county.[8] In March 2014, following the resignation of Crin Antonescu, he was briefly interim Senate President.[9]

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  1. ^ (Romanian) Curriculum vitae at the Chamber of Deputies site
  2. ^ (Romanian) 1992-1996 parliamentary profile at the Chamber of Deputies site
  3. ^ (Romanian) 1996-2000 parliamentary profile at the Chamber of Deputies site
  4. ^ (Romanian) 2000-2004 parliamentary profile at the Chamber of Deputies site
  5. ^ (Romanian) 2004-2008 parliamentary profile at the Chamber of Deputies site
  6. ^ (Romanian) 2008-2012 parliamentary profile at the Chamber of Deputies site
  7. ^ Profile at the European Parliament site
  8. ^ (Romanian) 2012-parliamentary profile at the Chamber of Deputies site
  9. ^ (Romanian) Valentina Postelnicu, "Cristian Dumitrescu preia interimatul la şefia Senatului. Noul preşedinte va fi votat luni", Mediafax, March 5, 2014