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Elena Ceausescu (1916–1989)

Elena Ceausescu was born on January 7, 1916 in Petresti, Dambovita, Romania as Lenuta Petrescu. She was married to Nicolae Ceausescu. She died on December 25, 1989 in Targoviste, Romania. See full bio »

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(age 73) in Targoviste, Romania

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 2014 Trading Germans (Documentary)
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 2013 Teurer Freikauf - Das Geschäft mit den Rumäniendeutschen (TV Movie documentary)
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 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Lift Off (2013) ... Herself (uncredited)
 2011 Die letzten Tage der Ceausescus (Documentary)
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 2010 The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu (Documentary)
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 2009 The Lost World of Communism (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Socialism in One Family (2009) ... Herself
- The Kingdom of Forgetting (2009) ... Herself
 2006 La imagen de tu vida (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.8 (2006) ... Herself
 2004 Genossin Ehefrau - Margot Honecker und Elena Ceausescu (TV Movie documentary)
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 2000 Biography (TV Series documentary)
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- Ceausescu: The Unrepentant Tyrant (2000) ... Herself
 1999 Nordrand
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 1998 Cold War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Conclusions (1998) ... Herself (uncredited)
 1995 The Many Faces of Death, Part 5 (Video documentary)
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 1995 Executions II (Video documentary)
Herself - Romanian Dictator's Wife (uncredited)
 1993 Death Scenes 3 (Video documentary)
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 1992 Kamera und Wirklichkeit (TV Movie documentary)
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 1992 Videogramme einer Revolution (Documentary)
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 1990 Détour Ceausescu (Documentary short)
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Personal Quote:

[to the soldiers seconds before her execution] "You are bruising my hands! This is shameful! I raised you like a mother!" See more »

Trivia:

Received a number of international scientific awards for what was believed to be her own research in polymer chemistry. After her execution, it was discovered she had taken credit for the works of other Romanian researchers, and all the awards were posthumously retracted. See more »

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