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was a Romanian Lieutenant-General during World War II
World War II, or the Second World War , was a global conflict lasting from 1939 to 1945, involving most of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis...
. He began his military career in 1936 as Commanding Officer 93rd Infantry Regiment. In 1937, he became Commandant Sibiu Officers School. In 1940, he first became Commanding Officer 16th Brigade and then Deputy General Officer Commanding 18th Division. He was Deputy General Officer Commanding 18th Division in 1941 and General Officer Commanding 18th Division in 1942. Baldescu went into reserve in 1944, but later that year became Deputy General Officer Commanding 6th Corps Area. In 1945, he started as General Officer Commanding 5th Corps Area and then became General Officer Commanding VI Corps. Baldescu went into reserve again from 1946 to 1947, and retired in 1947. In 1951, he was arrested.