Ion Dezideriu Sîrbu

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Ion Dezideriu Sîrbu (also known as Ion Desideriu Sârbu or I. D. Sîrbu; June 28, 1919 – September 17, 1989) was a Romanian philosopher, novelist, essayist and dramatist.

Sîrbu was born in Petrila, Hunedoara. A university associate professor and theater critic, he was a victim of the communist regime, spending about 6 years (1957-1963) as a political prisoner. He died at Craiova, aged 70. His main novel, Adio, Europa! ("Goodbye, Europe!"), was published posthumously.