Constantin Coandă, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Constantin Coandă

Romanian politician

Date of Birth: 04-Mar-1857

Place of Birth: Craiova, Dolj County, Romania

Date of Death: 30-Sep-1932

Profession: politician, diplomat

Nationality: Romania

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Constantin Coandă

  • Constantin Coanda (4 March 1857 – 30 September 1932) was a Romanian soldier and politician.
  • He reached the rank of general in the Romanian Army, and later became a mathematics professor at the National School of Bridges and Roads in Bucharest.
  • Among his seven children was Henri Coanda, the discoverer of the Coanda effect. During World War I, for a short time (24 October – 29 November 1918), he was the Prime Minister of Romania and the Foreign Affairs Minister.
  • He participated in the signing of the Treaty of Neuilly between the Allies of World War I and Bulgaria. Coanda was born in Craiova.
  • On 8 December 1920, during his term as President of the Senate of Romania (representing Alexandru Averescu's People's Party), he was badly wounded by a bomb set up by the terrorist and anarchist Max Goldstein. He died on 30 September 1932, aged 75, in Bucharest.

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