Traian Basescu

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Birthday
4, 1951
Birthplace
Murfatlar, Romania
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Murfatlar, Romania

About

Romania's fourth president who took office in 2004 and governed through two impeachment referendums to win re-election in 2012.

Before Fame

He was the mayor of Romania's capital, Bucharest, where he rid the city of a plague of stray dogs and improved its lighting and water infrastructures.

Trivia

He was dismissed from office in 2007, but a popular referendum re-confirmed him in office; this happened again in 2012.

Family Life

He was born near the port city of Constanţa, the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea.

Associated With

He supported George W. Bush's war in Iraq, to which he supplied a contingent of Romanian troops, and talked of Bucharest-London-Washington axis.