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Constantin C. Giurescu

Constantin C . Giurescu (Romanian pronunciation: ; 1901–1977) was a Nicolae Iorga) and upon return he starts his teaching career. He was editor (1933) of the Romanian Historical Review and founder (1931) and director (1933) of the National Institute for History.

His political activity includes membership of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania (1932-1933) and secretary in the National Renaissance Front government (1939-1940).

He is the father of historian Dinu C. Giurescu.

Prof. Giurescu was accepted as a member of the Columbia University in New York City in the Spring semester of 1972.[3] He is the author of, among others, History of Romanians,[4] Nomadic Populations in the Euro-Asian and the part they played in the formation of Mediaeval States,[5] The Making of the Romanian Unitary State, The making of the Romanian people and language, Chronological history of Romania, Transylvania in the History of the Rumanian People.[3]


  1. ^ Boia, Lucian (2001). Romania: Borderland of Europe. James Christian Brown. Reaktion Books. p. 40.  
  2. ^ Biography and Bibliography Constantin C. Giurescu (PDF in Romanian)
  3. ^ a b Johnston, Laurie (1971-06-22). "Rumania to Finance Columbia Professor". The New York Times. p. 1. 
  4. ^ [review in American Historical Review. – Vol. 44, jul. 1939, No. 4, p. 866-868]
  5. ^ [Comité International des Sciences Historiques. American Historical Association, XIV, International Congress of Historical Sciences, San Francisco. – august 22-29, 1975, 62 p.]
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