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Prefecţii Clujului: Analiză prosopografică
The prefects of Cluj: A prosopografic analysis

Author(s): Zoltán Györke
Subject(s): History
Published by: Editura Academiei Române
Keywords: Administration; Cluj; the Interwar Period

Summary/Abstract: This study presents data about social origin, life, education, intellectual profile, political and administrative career of Cluj prefects from interbelic period. The prefects of Cluj county were complex personalities. They followed different university studies, from theology or medicine to law and political science. Nevertheless, they had a legal thinking, 13 prefects among 15 having law degree. The government representatives in the territory also stood out as brave soldiers, journalists, famous doctors or lawyers, were members of cultural associations or charities. Almost without exception, Cluj prefects were born in Transylvania and Banat. At appointment, the mean age of the prefects was 42 years. Latter, just because they were prefects, the communist regime persecuted and condemned them.

  • Issue Year: LI/2012
  • Issue No: 51
  • Page Range: 305-323
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Romanian