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'''Gheorghe C. Pănculescu''' (26 March 1903 – 7 January 2007) was the last Romanian World War I veteran and one of the [[Last surviving World War I veteran by country|last World War I veterans]] in the world. Pănculescu was born in Warsaw, then part of the Russian Empire. In 1918 at the age of 15, he enlisted underage into the Romanian Army, and served in World War I, though he did not see any action. Pănculescu stayed in the army after the war, and by World War II he had reached the rank of General. He died on 7 January 2007 at the age of 103.
 
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'''Gheorghe C. Panculescu''' [Romanian: '''Pănculescu'''] (26 March 1903 – 7 January 2007) was a Polish-Romanian [[centenarian]] who was the last Romanian World War I veteran and one of the [[Last surviving World War I veteran by country|last World War I veterans]] in the world.
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==Biography==
 
Panculescu was born in Warsaw, then part of the Russian Empire. In 1918 at the age of 15, he enlisted underage into the Romanian Army, and served in World War I, though he did not see any action. Pănculescu stayed in the army after the war, and by World War II he had reached the rank of General. He died on 7 January 2007 at the age of 103 years, 287 days.
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*[http://dersdesders.free.fr/roumanie.html Roumanie, derniers survivants roumains de la Guerre 14-18]
 
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Gheorghe Panculescu
Birth: 26 March 1903
Warsaw, Russian Empire (now Poland)
Death: 7 January 2007
Bucharest, Romania
Age: 103 years, 287 days
Country: PolandPOLRomaniaROU
Centenarian

Gheorghe C. Panculescu [Romanian: Pănculescu] (26 March 1903 – 7 January 2007) was a Polish-Romanian centenarian who was the last Romanian World War I veteran and one of the last World War I veterans in the world.

Biography

Panculescu was born in Warsaw, then part of the Russian Empire. In 1918 at the age of 15, he enlisted underage into the Romanian Army, and served in World War I, though he did not see any action. Pănculescu stayed in the army after the war, and by World War II he had reached the rank of General. He died on 7 January 2007 at the age of 103 years, 287 days.

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