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Codreanu, Teodor
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Teodor Codreanu (1928–2004) was born on August 20 in Avram Iancu, in the district of Bihor, Romania, as a second child in a family of four. Early on, at the age of 12, he moved to Timișoara for his studies and it was there that his ministry would take place for the rest of his life. On August 23, 1946 he was baptized by pastor Alexandru Izbașa in the church where he would minister later. In 1956 he married Aurica and they had three children: Estera, Ioan, and Marcel.

The ministry of Codreanu began in 1964 when he took the spiritual leadership of the Pentecostal Church on 18 Mangalia…

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Constantineanu, Corneliu, “Codreanu, Teodor”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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