Iosif Constantin Drăgan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Iosif Constantin Drăgan

Romanian businessman, writer and historian

Date of Birth: 20-Jun-1917

Place of Birth: Lugoj, Timiș County, Romania

Date of Death: 21-Aug-2008

Profession: writer, teacher, entrepreneur, historian, journalist

Nationality: Italy, Romania

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Iosif Constantin Drăgan

  • Iosif Constantin Dragan (Romanian pronunciation: ['josif konstan'tin dr?'gan]; June 20, 1917 – August 21, 2008) was a Romanian and Italian businessman, writer, historian and founder of the ButanGas company.
  • In 2005, he was the second-wealthiest Romanian, according to the Romanian financial magazine Capital, having a wealth estimated at $850 million.
  • According to the same financial magazine, in 2006, he became the wealthiest Romanian, at $1.3-1.6 billion.Dragan was involved in a series of controversies, including some alleged deals with the Securitate, his admiration of Romanian leader Ion Antonescu and being one of the main figures in the Protochronist current of Romanian historiography.

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