Gheorghe Ciuhandu

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Gheorghe Ciuhandu
Gheorghe Ciuhandu (cropped).jpg
November 2006
Mayor of Timișoara
In office
3 June 1996 – 9 June 2012
Preceded by Viorel Oancea
Succeeded by Nicolae Robu
Personal details
Born (1947-06-15) 15 June 1947 (age 70)
Nationality Romanian
Political party Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party

Gheorghe Coriolan Ciuhandu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈɡe̯orɡe kori.oˈlan tʃʲuˈhandu]; born 15 June 1947) is a Romanian politician.

A building engineer by profession, he graduated from the Traian Vuia Polytechnic Institute in 1970, earning a doctorate in 1986 and joining the faculty in 1993.[1] He was the mayor of Timișoara from 1996 to 2012 and was one of the losing candidates for president in the 2004 presidential elections, in which he represented the Christian-Democratic National Peasants' Party (PNȚCD). He replaced Victor Ciorbea as president of the PNȚCD in 2004, and, in 2007 he was replaced by Marian Petre Miluț as president of PNȚCD.

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