Ciolos, Dacian Julien

Cioloş, Dacian Julien,

1969–, Romanian agricultural engineer and political leader, Ph.D. Univ. of Montpellier, 2006. He served as Romania's minister of agriculture and rural development (2007–8) and the European Union's commissioner for agriculture (2010–14). Following the resignation of Prime Minister Victor PontaPonta, Victor
, 1972–, Romanian lawyer and politician, Ph.D. Univ. of Bucharest Law School, 2003. Ponta has taught at the Romanian-American Univ. of Bucharest (1996–98, 2002–10), written several books on the law, and served as a prosecutor (1995–2001) and
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, President Klaus IohannisIohannis, Klaus Werner,
1959–, Romanian political leader, b. Sibiu, grad. Babeş-Bolyai Univ., 1983. An ethnic German and a physics teacher and public school official, he was elected mayor of Sibiu (2000–2012) as a member of the Democratic Forum of Germans in
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 appointed (2015) Cioloş, an independent, as prime minister of a technocratic government that remained in office until early 2017. Elected to the European Parliament in 2019, he became the leader of the centrist Renew Europe group.
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