Dinu C. Giurescu

Dinu C. Giurescu (15 February 1927 – 24 April 2018) was a Romanian historian and politician. He emigrated to the United States in 1988, where he published The Razing of Romania's Past, an analysis of the Nicolae Ceaușescu regime's policy toward the country's architectural heritage. He returned from exile in 1990,[1] whereupon he became a corresponding member of the Romanian Academy.[2] He became a titular member in 2001.[3] In 2012, he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for a Bucharest seat, representing the Conservative Party.[4]

He was the son of historian Constantin C. Giurescu.


  1. ^ Sorin Antohi, Balázs Trencsényi, Péter Apor (eds.), Narratives Unbound: Historical Studies in Post-Communist Eastern Europe, p.356. Central European University Press, 2007, ISBN 9637326855
  2. ^ (in Romanian) Curriculum vitae at the Chamber of Deputies site; accessed 31 July 2013
  3. ^ (in Romanian) Membrii Academiei Române din 1866 până în prezent at the Romanian Academy site; accessed 31 July 2013
  4. ^ (in Romanian) 2012- profile at the Chamber of Deputies site; accessed 31 July 2013