Vasile Roaită

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Vasile Roaită (1914,Peșteana-Jiu, Gorj –16 February 1933, Bucharest) was a Romanian railway worker for Căile Ferate Române, shot during the Griviţa Strike of 1933 and later touted as a proletarian hero under the Communist regime of Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej.[1]


  1. ^ Lucian Boia, History and Myth in Romanian Consciousness, p.217-18. Central European University Press, 2001, ISBN 963-9116-97-1.