Ion Rațiu, Romanian journalist and politician (b. 1917) died on January 17, 2000.

Ion Rațiu was a Romanian lawyer, diplomat, journalist, businessman, writer, and politician as well as the official presidential candidate of the Christian Democratic National Peasants' Party (PNȚ-CD) in the 1990 presidential election in which he subsequently ranked third, behind the neo-Communist Ion Iliescu of the National Salvation Front (FSN) and Radu Câmpeanu of the National Liberal Party (PNL), with only 4.29% of the vote.

Ion Rațiu, Romanian journalist and politician (b. 1917) died on January 17, 2000.

January 17, 2000

Ion Rațiu, Romanian journalist and politician (b. 1917) died on January 17, 2000.

Ion Rațiu was a Romanian lawyer, diplomat, journalist, businessman, writer, and politician as well as the official presidential candidate of the Christian Democratic National Peasants' Party (PNȚ-CD) in the 1990 presidential election in which he subsequently ranked third, behind the neo-Communist Ion Iliescu of the National Salvation Front (FSN) and Radu Câmpeanu of the National Liberal Party (PNL), with only 4.29% of the vote.