Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife set up a dictatorial regime in Romania. Ceausescu is a communist leader. Ceausescu used a secret police to crush all dissent.
Ceausescu's economic policies lead to food shortage. He also has a plan for rapid urbanization. Romanian people got angry that there was a program that wanted to bulldoze villages.
Thousands of people were killed by the secret police. The army refused to support repression. Ceausescu and his wife were captured and executed on Christmas day. After this, a new government was formed.