Adrian Cioroianu, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Adrian Cioroianu

Romanian politician, academic and writer

Date of Birth: 05-Jan-1967

Place of Birth: Craiova, Dolj County, Romania

Profession: politician, historian, journalist

Nationality: Romania

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Adrian Cioroianu

  • Adrian Mihai Cioroianu (born January 5, 1967, Craiova) is a Romanian historian, politician, journalist, and essayist.
  • A lecturer for the History Department at the University of Bucharest, he is the author of several books dealing with Romanian history (and specifically with the history of Communist Romania).
  • He is also noted for his contribution as co-author of a high school textbook. A member of the Group for Social Dialogue, he joined the National Liberal Party (PNL) and was elected to the Romanian Senate for Timis County in 2004.
  • Following the accession of Romania to the European Union (January 1, 2007), he served as a Member of the European Parliament in the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) and a vice president of the ALDE group in the European Parliament.
  • On April 5, 2007, Cioroianu became Foreign Affairs Minister in the second Calin Popescu Tariceanu cabinet.
  • On April 11, 2008 he announced his resignation, following a scandal involving the death of a Romanian citizen on hunger strike in Poland. A contributor to numerous newspapers and magazines (including Cotidianul, 22, Sfera Politicii, Lettre International, and Dosarele Istoriei), he has been a member of the editorial staff for Dilema Veche since 1998, and an editor for Gazeta Sporturilor since 2003.
  • Between 2000 and 2004, Cioroianu has hosted several talk shows on television (for Pax TV, TVR 1, and Realitatea TV).

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