Vintilă Brătianu was a Romanian politician who served as Prime Minister of Romania
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between 24 November 1927 and 2 November 1928.
Vintilă and his brothers Ion and Dinu
Dinu Brătianu , born Constantin I. C. Brătianu, was a Romanian politician, who led the National Liberal Party starting with 1934.-Early career:...
were the leaders of the National Liberal Party of Romania
National Liberal Party (Romania)
The National Liberal Party , abbreviated to PNL, is a centre-right liberal party in Romania. It is the third-largest party in the Romanian Parliament, with 53 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 22 in the Senate: behind the centre-right Democratic Liberal Party and the centre-left Social...
. Born at his family's estate of Florica, in Ştefăneşti
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, Argeş County
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, he studied in France
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and after returning to Romania entered politics.
He was an adviser on economic affairs to the Liberal government led by his brother, Ion. During World War I
World War I
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, he was Minister for Munitions and after the war, he served in cabinet for six years, starting in 1922 as Finance Minister.
After his brother Ion died, he held the post of Prime Minister of Romania until he was forced to resign in 1928 to allow the new PNŢ
National Peasants' Party
The National Peasants' Party was a Romanian political party, formed in 1926 through the fusion of the Romanian National Party from Transylvania and the Peasants' Party . It was in power between 1928 and 1933, with brief interruptions...
(National Peasants' Party) government of Iuliu Maniu
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to take office.