Standard Name: Ceausescu, Elena
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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...
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.