18 March 1887|
17 October 1949 (aged 62)|
|Occupation||general, resistance leader|
Aurel Aldea (18 March 1887 – 17 October 1949) was a Romanian general and anti-communist resistance leader.
Born in Slatina in 1887, he served briefly as Minister of the Interior in the Constantin Sănătescu government of Romania. Afterwards, he served as the Commander-in-Chief of Territorial Command. After the Soviet occupation of Romania he coordinated a "National Resistance Movement" in opposition to the communist regime. His efforts were part of the Romanian anti-communist resistance movement.
In 1946 he was condemned to life in prison for his resistance efforts. He died in Aiud prison in 1949.