Gheorghe Tașcă was born 30 January 1875 in Bălăbănești, Galați County, Romania to Gheorghe I. Tașcă (1847-1935) and Maria Dabija (1850-1945) and died 25 March 1951 Sighetu Marmației, Maramureș County, Romania of unspecified causes.

Gheorghe Tașcă (born Iorgu Tașcă, January 30, 1875 in Bălăbănești Tutova County, now in Galați County) was a Romanian economist and politician.[1]

He was the son of Gheorghe I. Tașcă, a local landowner and philanthropist.

After graduating from the Gheorghe Roșca Codreanu High School in Bârlad he studied at the Law School of the University of Bucharest, graduating "magna cum laude" with a thesis on the evolution of rural property in Romania.

He was professor of political economy and rector (1929–1931) of the Academy of High Commercial and Industrial Studies of Bucharest (now the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies). He was also corresponding member of the Romanian Academy. He was arrested in 1950 by the Communist authorities and died on March 25, 1951 in the Sighet prison, Maramureș County Romania.

In 1927, Gheorghe Tașcă purchased the estate of Pochidia from Constanța Cantacuzino

Gheorge Tașcă was also one of the ktitors of the Church of the Birth of the Mother of God in Pochidia, built in 1937. [2]


  • George Virgil Stoenescu - Un neoclasic bine temperat [3]
  • Iulia-Anamaria Salagor - Bilant 2007 - Mari Scoli de Inalte studii [4]
  • Statul si Cooperatia - Convorbire cu acad. Iulian Văcărel [5]
  • Luminate minti reduse la tacere [6]
  • Inchisoarea ziaristilor [7]
  • Dan Cruceru - Universitatea Artifex [8]}}

Gheorghe Tașcă in 1913

Old building of the Academy of High Commercial and Industrial Studies, in which Gheorghe Tașcă was professor till 1926

New building of the Academy of High Commercial and Industrial Studies, completed in 1926, where Gheoghe Tașcă was teaching until his retirement in 1940


House of Regele Carol I Boulevard in Bucharest, where Gheorghe Tașcă resided from 1905 util his arrest in 1950.


  1. ^ George Felix Tașcă - Un fiu uitat al Bârladului. Prof. Dr. G.G. Tașcă din Bălăbănești (1875-1951), Membru corescpondent al Academiei Române. [1]
  2. ^ Istoric: Pochidia [2]


Offspring of Gheorghe Tașcă and Cordelia Demetriescu (1874-1971)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elisabeta Tașcă (1906-1992) 14 November 1904 Paris, France 30 November 1992 Bucharest, Romania Eugen Filotti (1896-1975)
Cordelia Tașcă (1908-1996)


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