Mihail Pherekyde

Mihail Pherekyde (November 14, 1842 – January 24, 1926) was a Romanian politician and diplomat who served as the President of the Senate, President of the Assembly of Deputies, Minister of Foreign Affairs and two terms as the Minister of Internal Affairs of Kingdom of Romania.

Mihail Pherekyde
1910 - Mihail Pherekide - preşedintele Camerei Deputaţilor.PNG
President of the Senate of Romania
In office
31 March 1922 – 24 January 1926
MonarchFerdinand I
Preceded byConstantin Coandă
Succeeded byConstantin I. Nicolaescu
President of the Assembly of Deputies
In office
24 March 1901 – 9 December 1904
MonarchCarol I of Romania
Preceded byGheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino
Succeeded byȘtefan C. Șendrea
In office
8 June 1907 – 15 December 1909
Preceded byConstantin Cantacuzino-Pașcanu
Succeeded byBasile M. Missir
In office
16 February 1910 – 10 January 1911
Preceded byBasile M. Missir
Succeeded byConstantin P. Olănescu
In office
21 February 1914 – 11 December 1916
Preceded byConstantin Cantacuzino-Pașcanu
Succeeded byVasile Morțun
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
December 16, 1885 – March 21, 1888
MonarchCarol I of Romania
Preceded byIon Brătianu
Succeeded byPetre P. Carp
Minister of Internal Affairs
In office
March 31, 1897 – March 30, 1899
MonarchCarol I of Romania
Preceded byVasile Lascăr
Succeeded byGheorghe Cantacuzino
In office
December 15, 1909 – February 6, 1910
Preceded byIon I. C. Brătianu
Succeeded byIon I. C. Brătianu
Personal details
Born(1842-11-14)November 14, 1842
Bucharest, Wallachia
DiedJanuary 24, 1926(1926-01-24) (aged 83)
Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania

Life and political careerEdit

Pherekyde attended St. Sava School and then the Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris. He graduated from the University of Sorbonne with a degree in Law.[1] He was a member of newly formed Liberal Party of Romania established in 1875. On December 16, 1885 he took the post of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and was replaced by Petre P. Carp on March 21, 1888.[2] He also served as Romanian envoy to France and played a role in acquisition of a building for Romanian Orthodox Church in Paris.[3] Pherekyde was then appointed Minister of Internal Affairs on March 30, 1899 within Dimitrie Sturdza's government and served until March 31, 1899. He held the same office from December 15, 1909 until February 6, 1910.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "La 1909, in Bucuresti" [1909 in Bucharest]. Archived from the original on 2010-11-24. Retrieved 2010-09-15.
  2. ^ Trencsényi, Balázs; Kopeček, Michal (2007). Discourses of collective identity in Central and Southeast Europe (1770–1945). United States: Central European University Press. p. 195. ISBN 978-963-7326-60-8. Retrieved 2010-09-15.
  3. ^ "Biserica Ortodoxă Română din Paris în primii ani postbelici" [Romanian Orthodox Church in Paris in the early postwar years]. Retrieved 2010-09-15.
  4. ^ "Guvernul by Ioana Părvulescu" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-15.