Elena Ceaușescu

Romanian politician (1916-1989)

Elena Ceaușescu (January 7, 1916December 25, 1989) was the wife of Romania's Communist leader Nicolae Ceaușescu, and Deputy Prime Minister of Romania.

Elena Ceaușescu


  • We live in a normal apartment, just like every other citizen. We have ensured an apartment for every citizen through corresponding laws.
  • We will not sign any statement. We will speak only at the National Assembly, because we have worked hard for the people all our lives. We have sacrificed all our lives to the people. And we will not betray our people here.
  • Such impudence! I am a member and the chairwoman of the Academy of Sciences. You cannot talk to me in such a way!
    • Statements at trial (25 December 1989), in response to being asked who wrote her scientific papers

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