Summary: chief architect of Bucharest's massive government structure "Palace of the People" that was described as a huge Stalinist wedding cake and whose landmark Bucharest palace is the world's second-largest administrative building after the Pentagon, in which it spans 3.77 million square feet and is perhaps the most visible legacy of Romania's late dictator Nicolae Ceausescu (executed in 1989).
Cause of Death: Complication from injuries sustained in a September car accident
Born: March 20, 1949
Died: October 30, 2013
Location: Bucharest, Romania