Death of Monica Lovinescu

November 19, 1923 - April 20, 2008
| Age 84

Romanian anti-communist dissident and journalist
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Monica Lovinescu, a Romanian journalist who was an outspoken opponent of this country's former communist regime, died in France on Monday, the national news agency Rompres reported. She was 85.

Lovinescu -- who had moved to France in 1947 shortly after communism took power in Romania, and was granted asylum there -- died at the Charles Richet Hospital in Val d'Oise, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Paris, after battling an unspecified illness for three months, Rompres said.

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