Sergiu Niță

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Sergiu T. Niță
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Minister for Bessarabia
In office
May 2, 1920 – December 17, 1921
Prime Minister Alexandru Averescu
Preceded by Ion Inculeț
Succeeded by Dumitru Bogos
In office
March 30, 1926 – June 3, 1927
Prime Minister Alexandru Averescu
Preceded by Ion Inculeț
Personal details
Born 1883
Peresecina
Died March 3, 1940(1940-03-03) (aged 57)
Bucharest
Resting place Chișinău
Nationality Romania,
Russian Empire
Political party People's Party
Bessarabian Peasants' Party
Spouse(s) Florica Niță
Alma mater University of Iași
Occupation Lawyer
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy
Awards Order of the Star of Romania

Sergiu T. Niță (1883 in Peresecina – March 3, 1940 in Bucharest) was a politician and lawyer from Romania. He served as Minister for Bessarabia (1920–1921, 1926–1927) in the Averescu cabinets.

Biography[edit]

Sergiu Niță studied in Chișinău, then graduated from the University of Iași. He has been the president of the Administrative Court of Chișinău. After the Union of Bessarabia with Romania, Sergiu Niță served as member of the Parliament of Romania and Minister for Bessarabia in the Romanian Government (May 2, 1920 - December 17, 1921, March 30, 1926 - June 3, 1927).[1][2] As minister for Bessarabia, he was the head of the initiative group who established the first Romanian language theater in Chișinău, on October 10, 1920.[3]

He was a leader of the Bessarabian Peasants' Party. Internal divisions caused the party to split, one group led by Sergiu Niță joining the People's League in April 1920.[4]

Sergiu Niță died on March 3, 1940 in Bucharest, but was buried in Chișinău.[5]

Awards[edit]

  • Order of the Star of Romania (Steaua României în grad de Ofițer);
  • Coroana României în grad de Ofițoer;
  • Ordinul Ferdinand I în grad de Comandor

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