Dimitrie Cariagdi

Dimitrie Cariagdi (1815–October 9, 1894) was a Romanian politician.

He studied in his native country, completing his education at the University of Paris. Returning home in 1838, Cariagdi joined the magistracy, eventually becoming state's attorney. In June 1865, after several years of political involvement, he was named Justice Minister under Nicolae Crețulescu, serving until the following February. In December 1870, he took on the same role under Ion Ghica, remaining until March 1871. He served numerous terms as deputy and senator.[1]

Cariagdi joined the National Liberal Party.[2] In December 1878, he was elected Mayor of Bucharest. His chief achievement was a public works project for managing the Dâmbovița River.[3] He served until 1883.[4]


  1. ^ Dimitrie Rosetti, Dicționarul Contimporanilor, p. 46. Editura Lito-Tipografiei "Populara", Bucharest, 1897
  2. ^ Emanoil Hagi-Mosco, Ștefan Pleșia, Dan Pleșia, București: amintirile unui oraș : ziduri vechi, ființe dispărute, p. 171. Bucharest: Editura Fundației Culturale Române, 1995, ISBN 978-973-915548-9
  3. ^ Constantin Bacalbașa, Bucureștii de altădată (vol. II), p. 89, 99. Bucharest: Editura Humanitas, 2014, ISBN 978-973-504488-6
  4. ^ George Potra, Din Bucureștii de altădată, p. 335. Bucharest: Editura Științifică și Enciclopedică, 1981