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Sandru, Trandafir
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Trandafir Sandru (1924–1998) was born on April 13, 1924 in Secaș, Arad, Romania, and he learned of Pentecostal faith from his childhood. He was baptized at the age of 17 (1941) and began his lay ministry at 21 when he was already elected as the general secretary of the Romanian Pentecostal church (1945). Upon completion of his secondary studies in Arad, Sandru went to study ancient history at the University of Bucharest (1951–1956). He was ordained as pastor in 1953 in Bucharest and worked until 1998 in th…

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Constantineanu, Corneliu, “Sandru, Trandafir”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20210810

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