Nicolae Ceausescu

Standard Name: Ceausescu, Nicolae


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Textual Features Dervla Murphy
The narrator, who begins by losing everything she possesses, and thereafter staggers from one disaster to another, seems to enact the helplessness of ordinary Romanians not long after the overthrow of the brutal regime of...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Caryl Churchill
The play, developed in collaboration with a student group from the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, concerns the overthow of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu .
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press.
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Travel Dervla Murphy
DM left for Romania in the euphoria that followed the fall of its dictator Nicolae Ceausescu , feeling impatient to share in Romania's happiness.
Murphy, Dervla. Transylvania and Beyond. Murray.


April 1989: The European Economic Community finally suspended...

Building item

April 1989

The European Economic Community finally suspended trade relations with Elena and Nicolae Ceausescu ' Romania on account of its oppressive social and gender policies.

Christmas Day 1989: In Romania, Elena and Nicolae Ceausescu,...

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Christmas Day 1989

In Romania, Elena and Nicolae Ceausescu , whose regime was hideously oppressive in social policies, particularly those of gender, were shot by army firing squad after being removed from office by popular uprising.


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