Ion Bălăceanu

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Ion Bălăceanu
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
January 30, 1876 – March 31, 1876
Monarch Carol I of Romania
Preceded by Vasile Boerescu
Succeeded by Dimitrie Cornea
Personal details
Born (1828-01-25)January 25, 1828
Bucharest, Wallachia
Died December 22, 1914(1914-12-22) (aged 86)
Nice, France

Ion Bălăceanu (January 25, 1828 – December 22, 1914) was the Minister of Foreign Affairs from January 30, 1876 until March 31, 1876 during the existence of United Principalities. Bălăceanu is considered one of the most active foreign ministers who promoted closer alliances of Romania with Great Britain and France rather than with Germany and Russia.[1]


  1. ^ "ION BALACEANU, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-21.