visit
FatalDeaths.com
the leading authority on human death since 2021
Ion Caramitru is confirmed dead at the age of 79.

The life of Ion Caramitru was long and fruitful. We look forward to reuniting in the glorius afterlife.
⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️⚱️
'The world will miss Ion💔
What did Ion Caramitru do?
Ion was best known as a Romanian actor (Citizen X).
How did Ion Caramitru die?
Ion Caramitru's death was likely due to unknown.
If this is wrong, please click here to correct.
SUBMIT FOR REVIEW
Ion Caramitru
Shop for Custom Urns and Cremation Supplies that Reflect The Uniqueness of your former Loved One. (AD)
Before YOU die, try one of these awesome BUCKETLIST activities!
Receive a Fan
Letter
Be on the Cover of a
Magazine
Whistle with a Blade of
Grass
Be a Street
Performer
Greece
Sit Front Row at a Fashion
Show
Attend a Same Sex
Wedding
Race a Go
Kart
Go Deep Sea
Fishing
Go Wine Tasting

Send for review
Ion Caramitru
Ion Caramitru 2016 stamp of Romania.jpg
Minister of Culture
In office
12 December 1996 – 28 December 2000
Prime MinisterVictor Ciorbea
Radu Vasile
Mugur Isărescu
Preceded byMarin Sorescu
Succeeded byRăzvan Theodorescu
Personal details
Born
Ion Horia Leonida Caramitru

(1942-03-09) 9 March 1942 (age 79)
Bucharest, Romania
Died5 September 2021 Age(79)
Spitalul Elias , Bucharest, Romania
Spouse(s)Micaela Caracaș
OccupationActor, theatre director, politician
Ion Horia Leonida Caramitru (Romanian pronunciation: ; born 9 March 1942-d. 5 september 2021) was a Romanian stage and film actor, stage director and political figure. He was Minister of Culture between 1996 and 2000, in the Romanian Democratic Convention (CDR) cabinets of Victor Ciorbea, Gavril Dejeu, Radu Vasile, Alexandru Athanasiu, and Mugur Isărescu. Is married with actress Micaela Caracaș and has three sons: Ștefan, Andrei, and Matei Caramitru.
Contents
1 Early life and acting career
2 Political career
2.1 Revolution
2.2 FSN and CDR
2.3 Other causes
3 Further reading
4 Filmography
4.1 Film
5 Honours
6 References
7 External links
Early life and acting career
Born to an Aromanian family in Bucharest, he graduated from the I. L. Caragiale Institute for Theater and Film Arts in 1964, having debuted on the stage a year earlier — with the title role in an acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet for the Bulandra Theater. He continued his engagement for Bulandra while starring in plays at the National Theatre Bucharest and various other theaters.
Caramitru was a protagonist in a series of theatrical productions by directors such as Liviu Ciulei, Moni Ghelerter, Andrei Șerban, Liviu Purcărete, Sandra Manu, Cătălina Buzoianu, Alexandru Tocilescu, and Sică Alexandrescu (acting in plays such as Mihail Sebastian's Steaua fără nume, Georg Büchner's Danton's Death, Aeschylus' The Oresteia, Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire, Carlo Goldoni's Il bugiardo, and in many of Shakespeare's works). As a director of theater, opera, and operetta productions, Caramitru notably staged works by Frederick Loewe (My Fair Lady), Marin Sorescu (The Third Stake), Benjamin Britten (The Little Sweep), Aleksei Nikolaevich Arbuzov (The Lie), and Shakespeare (The Merchant of Venice); his adaptations of Peter Brook's La Tragédie de Carmen and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin were hosted by the Grand Opera House in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Caramitru starred in over 30 feature films, making his debut with a supporting role in Ciulei's Forest of the Hanged (1964). Among his best-known roles are Vive in Diminețile unui băiat cuminte (1966), Gheorghidiu in Între oglinzi parallele (1978), Ștefan Luchian in Luchian (1981), and Socrate in the Liceenii series (1985–1987). Later in life, Caramitru has had minor roles in foreign films: he was an anarchist in the 1991 Kafka, Tatevsky in Citizen X (1995), Zozimov in Mission: Impossible (1996), Count Fontana in Amen. (2002), and a Bulgarian immigrant to Ireland in Adam & Paul (2004).
For his work in establishing British-Romanian cultural links, Caramitru was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. In 1997, the French Ministry of Culture awarded him the title of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
In May 2005, he won the competition for the head office of the National Theatre Bucharest, replacing Dinu Săraru.
Political career
Revolution
Caramitru entered political life as an opponent of the communist regime in the Romanian Revolution of 1989. On 22 December 1989, after President Nicolae Ceaușescu had fled Bucharest, Caramitru and the known dissident writer Mircea Dinescu joined the crowd occupying the Romanian Television building, and were prominent among the numerous speakers who were proclaiming revolutionary victory.
A popular rumor circulating soon after the episode alleged that, unaware of being filmed, Caramitru had addressed Dinescu, saying, "Mircea, fă-te că lucrezi!" ("Mircea, pretend you are working!"); this version of events may have started as defamation by political adversaries, with the purpose of indicating that the Revolution was a carefully staged front for a coup d'état. According to Alex Mihai Stoenescu's research, despite its passing into contemporary folklore, such a phrase was never uttered; instead, the words used were "Mircea, arăți că lucrezi" ("Mircea, show that you are working on something" — while holding Dinescu's booklet in front of camera), to which Dinescu replied "La un apel" (" on an appeal ") — pointing rather to their ill-preparedness and their preoccupation in quickly drafting a proper document.
FSN and CDR
He was an early member of the National Salvation Front (FSN) Council, the government formed around Ion Iliescu, where he was in charge of Culture. After the elections of 1990, as the FSN become a political party, he withdrew from the body in protest, arguing that the Iliescu grouping was attempting to use executive power and prestige in order to monopolize power (the gesture was preceded by the resignation of other intellectuals present in the FSN Council, including Doina Cornea and Ana Blandiana). Already a member of the Civic Alliance Foundation, he joined the National Peasants' Party, which engaged in opposition to the FSN, and became Minister of Culture after the CDR coalition won the elections of 1996.
Following the defeat in the 2000 elections and the party's breakup, he remained a member of the main PNȚ wing, the Christian-Democratic People's Party (PPCD). Caramitru opposed the PPCD leader Gheorghe Ciuhandu on several grounds, including the merger with the Union for Romanian Reconstruction; he advocated a reconciliation with former president Constantinescu, and was among the PPCD members to declare themselves alarmed by the possibility of Ioan Talpeș joining the party (Talpeș, who had left the PSD, had served as head of the Romanian Foreign Intelligence Service in 1992–1997). In February 2006, he handed in his resignation as vice-president of the PPCD.
Other causes
In the early 1990s, arguing that the granting of revolutionary diplomas and privileges had become an instrument of corruption, Caramitru, together with other revolutionaries and dissidents (Victor Rebengiuc, Dan Pavel, Radu Filipescu, and Costică Canacheu), formed the non-governmental organization Asociația Revoluționarilor fără Privilegii (the Association of Non-Privileged Revolutionaries).
A noted figure within the Aromanian community, Caramitru has also founded Societatea de Cultură Macedo-Română, which is currently involved in a debate with Comunitatea Aromână din România (CAR): Caramitru and his supporters argue that Aromanians are a branch of the Romanians, whereas CAR campaigns for their recognition as an ethnic minority (with automatic representation in the Parliament of Romania).
In 2006, during a visit in Moldova, Caramitru claimed that Moldova is still a part of Romania, leading to a diplomatic row between Romania and Moldova and Caramitru being declared a "persona non grata" in Moldova.
Further reading
(in Romanian) "Caramitru se cere afară din PPCD" ("Caramitru Demands to be Registered as out of the PPCD"), in Evenimentul Zilei, 24 February 2006
Răzvan Brăileanu,
(in Romanian) "Disidenţă, revoluţie, GDS" ("Dissidence, Revolution, GDS"), interview with Radu Filipescu, in 22, January 2004
(in Romanian) "Ţărănistul Ioan Talpeș" ("The PNȚ-ist Ioan Talpeş"), in 22, March 2006
(in Romanian) Adrian Herța, "Comunitatea Aromână din România şi problema crizei de legitimitate" ("The Romanian Aromanian Community and Legitimacy Crisis Issue"), in Ziua Constanța, 23 September 2006
Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre, Routledge, London, 2000, p. 45 ISBN 0-415-14161-3
(in Romanian) Cristian Preda, "«Mircea, fă-te că lucrezi!»" ("«Mircea, Pretend You're Working!»"), in Ziarul Financiar, 25 April 2005
(in Romanian) Sorin Roșca Stănescu, Summary of Marea Provocare, Vol. I, Part I
(in Romanian) Alex Mihai Stoenescu, "Decembrie '89 – Revoluția română, în direct" ("December '89 – the Romanian revolution, live in front of cameras"), in Jurnalul Național, 13 December 2005
Filmography
Film
Year
Title
Role
Ion Caramitru
Ion
Ion Caramitru Ion Caramitru
Ion Caramitru Ion Caramitru Ion Caramitru
Ion Caramitru search
searchIon Caramitru search
Ion Caramitru dies
Ion Caramitru funeral details
Ion Caramitru funeral notice
Ion Caramitru funeral service
Ion Caramitru life story
why did Ion Caramitru die?
who was Ion Caramitru married to?
who were Ion Caramitru's children?
was Ion Caramitru gay?
where did Ion Caramitru live?
where did Ion Caramitru work?
where did Ion Caramitru go to school?
what was Ion Caramitru's criminal history?
what was Ion Caramitru's phone number?
what was Ion Caramitru's email address?
what was Ion Caramitru's social security number?
what was Ion Caramitru's blood type?
what was Ion Caramitru's eye color?
what was Ion Caramitru's favorite food?
what was Ion Caramitru's favorite movie?
what was Ion Caramitru's favorite band?
what was Ion Caramitru's favorite colour?
what crimes was Ion Caramitru convicted of?
who attended Ion Caramitru's funeral?
how tall was Ion Caramitru?
how old was Ion Caramitru?
how much did Ion Caramitru weigh?
how much money did Ion Caramitru have?
what was Ion Caramitru's net worth?
was Ion Caramitru ever married?
what was Ion Caramitru's IQ?
what was the reason for Ion Caramitru's death?
was Ion Caramitru 's nickname?
is Ion Caramitru really dead?
when did Ion Caramitru die?
where did Ion Caramitru die?
what was the cause of Ion Caramitru's death?
when is Ion Caramitru's funeral?
where will Ion Caramitru's funeral be held?
Ion Caramitru bereavement
Ion Caramitru casualty
Ion Caramitru cessation
Ion Caramitru curtains
Ion Caramitru darkness
Ion Caramitru decease
Ion Caramitru demise
Ion Caramitru departure
Ion Caramitru destruction
Ion Caramitru dissolution
Ion Caramitru downfall
Ion Caramitru dying
Ion Caramitru end
Ion Caramitru ending
Ion Caramitru eradication
Ion Caramitru euthanasia
Ion Caramitru exit
Ion Caramitru cause of death
Ion Caramitru how she died
Ion Caramitru when she died
Ion Caramitru where she died
Ion Caramitru how he died
Ion Caramitru when he died
Ion Caramitru where he died
Ion Caramitru suicide
Ion Caramitru death
Ion Caramitru by her own hand
Ion Caramitru by his own hand
Ion Caramitru gunshot
Ion Caramitru murder
Ion Caramitru robbery
Ion Caramitru stabbing
Ion Caramitru car accident
Ion Caramitru drowning
Ion Caramitru paper cut
Ion Caramitru accident
Ion Caramitru crash
Ion Caramitru depression
Ion Caramitru mental illness
Ion Caramitru cancer
Ion Caramitru expiration
Ion Caramitru extermination
Ion Caramitru extinction
Ion Caramitru fatality
Ion Caramitru finis
Ion Caramitru divorce
Ion Caramitru alcoholism
Ion Caramitru brain tumor
Ion Caramitru lung cancer
Ion Caramitru naked photos
Ion Caramitru porn movie
Ion Caramitru last words
Ion Caramitru last meal
Ion Caramitru christian faith
Ion Caramitru christian worship
did Ion Caramitru go to heaven
did Ion Caramitru go to hell
does jesus love Ion Caramitru
Ion Caramitru ex husband
Ion Caramitru ex wife
Ion Caramitru pet names
Ion Caramitru finish
Ion Caramitru grave
Ion Caramitru heaven
Ion Caramitru loss
Ion Caramitru mortality
Ion Caramitru necrosis
Ion Caramitru obliteration
Ion Caramitru oblivion
Ion Caramitru paradise
Ion Caramitru parting
Ion Caramitru passing
Ion Caramitru quietus
Ion Caramitru release
Ion Caramitru repose
Ion Caramitru ruin
Ion Caramitru ruination
Ion Caramitru silence
Ion Caramitru sleep
Ion Caramitru termination
Ion Caramitru tomb
Ion Caramitru eternal rest
Ion Caramitru grim reaper
Ion Caramitru passing over
Ion Caramitru obituary
Ion Caramitru legacy
who killed Ion Caramitru?
what killed Ion Caramitru?
where was Ion Caramitru killed?
where was Ion Caramitru murdered?
how old was Ion Caramitru?
how dead was Ion Caramitru?
Ion Caramitru سبب الوفاة
Ion Caramitru doodsoorzaak
Ion Caramitru cause de décès
Ion Caramitru Todesursache
Ion Caramitru causa di morte
Ion Caramitru 死
Ion Caramitru причина смерти
Ion Caramitru causa de la muerte
Ion Caramitru dödsorsak