Nicolae Gheorghe

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Nicolae Gheorghe
Nicolae Gheorghe.jpg
Born(1946-11-12)12 November 1946
Died8 August 2013(2013-08-08) (aged 66)
OccupationRomani people activist
Known forCentre for Social Intervention and Studies

Nicolae Gheorghe (12 November 1946 – 8 August 2013) was a Romanian human rights activist.


He attended military academy. In 1972, he graduated in philosophy and sociology. In 1974, he studied minorities for the government.[1] After 1989, he was appointed an expert on minorities, for the Romanian government.[2]

He was an activist for Roma rights. In 1993, he founded the Centre for Social Intervention and Studies.[3] In 1998 to 1999, he helped establish the Working Group of Roma Associations.[4]


  • Nicolae Gheorghe; Andrzej Mirga (12 March 2001). "The Roma in the Twenty-First Century: A Policy Paper". Eurozine. Archived from the original on 1 November 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  • "Romania is shirking its Roma responsibilities". The Guardian. 3 November 2010.


  1. ^ "Nicolae Gheorghe [Rombase]". Archived from the original on 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  2. ^ "Roma activist and intellectual Nicolae Gheorghe: in memoriam | European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights". Retrieved 2013-08-25.
  3. ^ "Nicolae Gheorghe". The Economist. August 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "Nicolae Gheorghe 1946-2013". European Roma Rights Centre. 9 August 2013.

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