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Dinu C. Giurescu

Dinu C. Giurescu (15 February 1927 – 24 April 2018) was a Romanian historian and politician. He moved to the United States in 1988. His best known work was published in the U.S. titled The Razing of Romania's Past, an analysis of the Nicolae Ceaușescu regime's policy toward Romania. He returned from exile in 1990,[1] whereupon he became a member of the Romanian Academy.[2]

In 2012, he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies for a Bucharest seat, representing the Conservative Party.[3]

Giurescu died in Bucharest of a heart attack on 24 April 2018 at the age of 91.[4]


  1. Sorin Antohi, Balázs Trencsényi, Péter Apor (eds.), Narratives Unbound: Historical Studies in Post-Communist Eastern Europe, p.356. Central European University Press, 2007
  2. (in Romanian) Curriculum vitae at the Chamber of Deputies site; accessed 31 July 2013
  3. (in Romanian) 2012- profile at the Chamber of Deputies site; accessed 31 July 2013
  4. A murit istoricul Dinu C. Giurescu (in Romanian)