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List of notable or famous lawyers from Romania, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Romania and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Romania. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Romanian lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Romania is included when available.

This list includes Constantin Stere, Emil Boc and more.

This historic lawyers from Romania list can help answer the questions "Who are some Romanian lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Romania?" These prominent lawyers of Romania may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Romanian lawyers.

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Adrian Năstase is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Adrian Năstase age 67 Adrian Năstase is a Romanian politician who was the Prime Minister of Romania from December 2000 to December 2004. He competed in the 2004 presidential election as the Social Democratic Party ...more

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Alexandru Candiano-Popescu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Alexandru Candiano-Popescu Died at 60 (1841-1901) Alexandru Candiano-Popescu was a Romanian army general, lawyer, journalist, and poet, best known for his role in the Republic of Ploieşti conspiracy.

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Alexandru Dimitrie Xenopol is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Alexandru Dimitrie Xenopol Died at 73 (1847-1920) Alexandru Dimitrie Xenopol was a Romanian scholar, economist, philosopher, historian, professor, sociologist, and author. Among his many major accomplishments, he is credited with being the ...more

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Alexandru Papiu Ilarian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Alexandru Papiu Ilarian Died at 50 (1827-1877) Alexandru Papiu-Ilarian was a Romanian revolutionary, lawyer and historian. Papiu Ilarian was born in Bezded, Kingdom of Hungary on 27 September 1827. His father was the Greek-catholic priest ...more

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Bogdan Olteanu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Bogdan Olteanu age 46 Bogdan Olteanu is a Romanian politician and lawyer. He was the president of the Chamber of Deputies between 2006 and 2008. Olteanu has been a member of the National Liberal Party since 1991, and ...more

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Christian Rakovsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Christian Rakovsky Died at 68 (1873-1941) Christian Rakovsky was a Bulgarian socialist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and Soviet diplomat; he was also noted as a journalist, physician, and essayist. Rakovsky's political career ...more

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Constantin Karadja is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Constantin Karadja Died at 61 (1889-1950) Prince Constantin Jean Lars Anthony Démétrius Karadja was a Romanian diplomat, barrister-at-law, bibliographer, bibliophile and honorary member of the Romanian Academy. He is a ...more

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Constantin Mille is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Constantin Mille Died at 66 (1861-1927) Constantin Mille was a Romanian journalist, novelist, poet, lawyer, and socialist militant, as well as a prominent human rights activist. A Marxist for much of his life, Mille was noted for his ...more

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Constantin Stere is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Constantin Stere Died at 71 (1865-1936) Constantin G. Stere or Constantin Sterea was a Romanian writer, jurist, politician, ideologue of the Poporanist trend, and, in March 1906, co-founder of the literary magazine Viața ...more

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Constantin Titel Petrescu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Constantin Titel Petrescu Died at 69 (1888-1957) Constantin Titel Petrescu was a Romanian politician and lawyer. He was the leader of the Romanian Social Democratic Party. He was born in Craiova, the son of an employee of the National Bank in ...more

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Corneliu Coposu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Corneliu Coposu Died at 81 (1914-1995) Corneliu Coposu was a conservative Romanian politician.

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Daciana Sârbu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Daciana Sârbu age 41 Daciana Octavia Sârbu is a Romanian politician, lawyer, and Member of the European Parliament. Affiliated with the Social Democratic Party, part of the Party of European Socialists, she ...more

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Dem I. Dobrescu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Dem I. Dobrescu Died at 79 (1869-1948) Dem I. Dobrescu was a Romanian left-wing politician who served as Mayor of Bucharest between February 1929 and January 1934. Born in Jilava, he trained as a lawyer and joined the Bucharest bar. ...more

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Doru Viorel Ursu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Doru Viorel Ursu age 65 Doru Viorel Ursu is a Romanian politician and lawyer. A member of the National Salvation Front, he was Minister of the Interior in the Petre Roman cabinets, carrying his mandate between the ...more

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Duiliu Zamfirescu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Duiliu Zamfirescu Died at 64 (1858-1922) Duiliu Zamfirescu was a Romanian novelist, poet, short story writer, lawyer, nationalist politician, journalist, diplomat and memoirist. In 1909, he was elected a member of the Romanian Academy, ...more

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Elena Udrea is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Elena Udrea age 44 Elena Gabriela Udrea is a Romanian politician. A member of the People's Movement Party, she has been a member of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies since 2008. In successive Emil Boc cabinets, she ...more

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Emil Boc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Emil Boc age 51 Emil Boc is a Romanian politician who was Prime Minister of Romania from 22 December 2008 until 6 February 2012 and is the current Mayor of Cluj-Napoca, the largest city of Transylvania, where ...more

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Eugen Rozvan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Eugen Rozvan Died at 60 (1878-1938) Eugen Rozvan was a Hungarian-born Romanian communist activist, lawyer, and Marxist historian, who settled in the Soviet Union late in his life.

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George Cristian Maior is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
George Cristian Maior age 50 George-Cristian Maior is a Romanian politician and diplomat. He was a member of the Romanian Parliament, elected as a senator from the Social Democrat Party. He was the head of the Romanian ...more

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Gheorghe Tătărescu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Gheorghe Tătărescu Died at 71 (1886-1957) Gheorghe I. Tătărescu was a Romanian politician who served twice as Prime Minister of Romania, three times as Minister of Foreign Affairs, and once as Minister of War. Representing the ...more

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Grigore Gafencu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Grigore Gafencu Died at 65 (1892-1957) Grigore Gafencu was a Romanian politician, diplomat and journalist.

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Grigore Iunian is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Grigore Iunian Died at 57 (1882-1939) Grigore Iunian was a Romanian left-wing politician and lawyer. A member of the National Liberal Party during the 1910s, he rallied with the Peasants' Party after World War I, and followed it ...more

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Grigore Lăpușanu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Grigore Lăpușanu Died at 73 (1937-2010) Grigore Lăpuşanu-Transilvan was a lawyer, politician, diplomat, and author.

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György Frunda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
György Frunda age 66 György Frunda is a Romanian jurist, politician and lawyer. A member of the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania, he has been a member of the Romanian Senate for Mureş County since ...more

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Ion Gheorghe Maurer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Ion Gheorghe Maurer Died at 98 (1902-2000) Ion Gheorghe Iosif Maurer was a Romanian communist politician and lawyer.

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Ion Gr. Oprişan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Ion Gr. Oprişan Died at 74 (1890-1964)

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Ionel Teodoreanu is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Ionel Teodoreanu Died at 57 (1897-1954) Ionel Teodoreanu was a Romanian novelist and lawyer. He is mostly remembered for his books on the themes of childhood and adolescence.

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Iulia Motoc is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Iulia Motoc age 50 Iulia Antoanella Motoc is a Romanian international law professor and international expert, now judge at the European Court of Human Rights. She was Member of the United Nations Human Rights ...more

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Iulian Pop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Iulian Pop Died at 43 (1880-1923) Iulian Pop was an Austro-Hungarian and Romanian lawyer and politician, who became the first Romanian mayor of Cluj on January 19, 1919, one year after Transylvania became part of the Romanian ...more

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Iuliu Maniu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Iuliu Maniu Died at 80 (1873-1953) Iuliu Maniu was a Romanian politician. A leader of the National Party of Transylvania and Banat before and after World War I, he served as Prime Minister of Romania for three terms during ...more

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Liviu Negoiță is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Liviu Negoiță age 56 Liviu Gheorghe Negoiţă is a Romanian politician and lawyer, member of the Democratic Liberal Party and the former mayor of Bucharest's Sector 3.

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Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu Died at 54 (1900-1954) Lucrețiu Pătrășcanu was a Romanian communist politician and leading member of the Communist Party of Romania, also noted for his activities as a lawyer, sociologist and economist. For a while, ...more

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Mihai Antonescu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Mihai Antonescu Died at 42 (1904-1946) Mihai Antonescu was a Romanian politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister during World War II.

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Mihail Kogălniceanu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Mihail Kogălniceanu Died at 74 (1817-1891) Mihail Kogălniceanu was a Moldavian-born Romanian liberal statesman, lawyer, historian and publicist; he became Prime Minister of Romania on October 11, 1863, after the 1859 union of the ...more

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Nicolae Golescu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Nicolae Golescu Died at 67 (1810-1877) Nicolae Golescu was a Wallachian Romanian politician who served as the Prime Minister of Romania in 1860 and May–November 1868.

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Nicolae Petrescu-Comnen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Nicolae Petrescu-Comnen Died at 77 (1881-1958) Nicolae Petrescu-Comnen was a Romanian diplomat, politician, and humanitarian, noted for his role in interwar European politics and his support for the League of Nations. The author of several ...more

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Petru Groza is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Petru Groza Died at 74 (1884-1958) Petru Groza was a Romanian politician, best known as the Prime Minister of the first Communist Party-dominated governments under Soviet occupation during the early stages of the Communist regime ...more

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Ramona Mănescu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Ramona Mănescu age 45 Ramona Nicole Mănescu is a Romanian politician and lawyer. She is a Member of the European Parliament from the National Liberal Party, active within the European People's Party. As part of this ...more

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Romulus Cioflec is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Romulus Cioflec Died at 73 (1882-1955) Romulus Cioflec was a writer, journalist and activist from Romania. He was the editor in chief of Românul in Arad and worked for Cuvânt Moldovenesc, a newspaper from Chişinău, where ...more

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Sarmiza Bilcescu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Sarmiza Bilcescu Died at 68 (1867-1935) Sarmiza or Sarmisa Bilcescu was a Romanian lawyer, the first European woman ever to obtain a license and a PhD in Law from the University of Paris, and the first one in her country to practice ...more

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Sergiu Niţă is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Sergiu Niţă Died at 57 (1883-1940) Sergiu T. Niță was a politician and lawyer from Romania. He served as Minister for Bessarabia in the Averescu cabinets.

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Take Ionescu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Take Ionescu Died at 64 (1858-1922) Take or Tache Ionescu was a Romanian centrist politician, journalist, lawyer and diplomat, who also enjoyed reputation as a short story author. Starting his political career as a radical member ...more

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Traian Popovici is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Lawyers from Romania
Traian Popovici Died at 54 (1892-1946) Traian Popovici was a Romanian lawyer and mayor of Cernăuţi during World War II, known for saving 20,000 Jews of Bukovina from deportation.