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Traian Moşoiu
Born July 2, 1868
Died August 15, 1932
Place of birth Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg Újtohán, Austria-Hungary
Place of death Flag of Romania.svg Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania
Allegiance Romanian Army
Service/branch Infantry
Years of service 1891—1932
Rank General
Battles/wars World War I-Romanian Campaign
Hungarian-Romanian War of 1919
Other work Minister of War, March 2, 1920–March 12, 1920
Minister of Communications, January 24, 1922–October 29, 1923
Minister of Industry and Commerce, October 30, 1923–March 29, 1926

Traian Moşoiu (July 2, 1868—August 15, 1932) was a Romanian General during World War I, Minister of War in the Alexandru Vaida-Voevod cabinet (December 1919 – March 1920), Minister of Communications and of Industry and Commerce in the Ion I. C. Brătianu cabinet (January 1922 – March 1926).

Early life[edit | edit source]

Born in the village Újtohán/Tohanul Nou (now part of Zărneşti), in Austria-Hungary, Moşoiu went to the "Andrei Şaguna " Highschool in Braşov, then studied at the Budapest Military School and Theresian Military Academy in Vienna, from which he graduated on June 1, 1889.

Career in the Romanian Army[edit | edit source]

In 1891, Traian Moşoiu moved to Romania and joined the Romanian Army ranks.

He saw action in the military campaign in Bulgaria during the Second Balkan War and on October 1, 1913, he was appointed commander of the 30th Regiment Vânători at Câmpulung, holding the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

World War I and the Hungarian-Romanian War[edit | edit source]

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