Ioan Lahovary

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Ioan Lahovary
Nicolae Petrescu Gaina - Ion Lahovari.jpg
Caricature by Nicolae Petrescu-Găină [ro]
President of the Romanian Senate
In office
3 July 1913 – 11 January 1914
Monarch Carol I
Preceded by Theodor Rosetti
Succeeded by Basile M. Missir
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania
In office
April 11, 1899 – July 6, 1900
Prime Minister Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino
Preceded by Dimitrie A. Sturdza
Succeeded by Alexandru Marghiloman
In office
March 12, 1907 – December 27, 1908
Prime Minister Dimitrie Sturdza
Preceded by General Iacob Lahovary
Succeeded by Dimitrie A. Sturdza
Personal details
Born (1844-01-25)January 25, 1844
Bucharest, Wallachia
Died June 14, 1924(1924-06-14) (aged 80)
Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania
Spouse(s) Emma Lahovary
Children three, including Princess Marthe Bibesco

Ioan N. Lahovary or Ion Lahovari; January 25, 1844 – June 14, 1915) was a member of Romanian aristocracy, a politician and diplomat who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania.

Life and political career

Ioan Lahovary was the brother of Alexandru Lahovary, who also previously served as foreign minister and General Iacob Lahovary who was his predecessor in the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs and later Minister of War.[1][2] He was a father of 3. His third child was Princess Marthe Bibesco a famous Romanian writer.[3] Lahovary served two terms as foreign minister: from April 11, 1899 until July 6, 1900 and March 12, 1907 until December 27, 1908.

Ioan Lahovary died on June 14, 1915 in Bucharest.

See also


  1. ^ Lahovary, Alexandru Em. Memorialisticâ Diplomaticâ [Diplomatic Memoirs] (PDF). Romania. p. 19. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  2. ^ "Lahovary family tomb vandalized for Vanghelie to bury his own relatives". Bucharest Herald. 2010-06-10. Retrieved 2010-09-03.
  3. ^ "Princess Marthe Bibesco". Retrieved 2010-09-03.
Political offices
Preceded by
Dimitrie Sturdza
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Alexandru Marghiloman
Preceded by
Iacob Lahovary
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Dimitrie Sturdza
Preceded by
Theodor Rosetti
President of the Senate
Succeeded by
Basile M. Missir
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