Dinicu Golescu (usual rendition of Constantin Radovici Golescu; February 7, 1777 – October 5, 1830), a member of the Golescu family of boyars, was a Wallachian Romanian man of letters, mostly noted for his travel writings and journalism. Events 457 - Leo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire. 1074 - Battle of Montesarchio in which the Prince Year 1777 ( MDCCLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 869 - The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to decide about what to do about Patriarch Photius of Constantinople For the game see 1830 (board game. Year 1830 ( MDCCCXXX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display The Golescu family (Goleşti was an old Boyar family of Wallachia, in what is now southern Romania. This article refers to the aristocratic title of boyar. For the Boyar caste of India, see Boyar (caste. This article is about the region in what is now Southern Romania The Romanians (dated Rumanians or Roumanians; Romanian: români or historically and today rather seldom and only regional rumâni
Born in Goleşti, Argeş County, Dinicu was the son of Radu Golescu. Together with his older brother George (or Iordache), he studied at the Phanariote-founded Greek Academy in Bucharest. Phanariotes, Phanariots, or Phanariote Greeks ( Greek:Φαναριώτες Romanian: Fanarioţi, Bulgarian:Фанариоти Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly Bucharest ( Romanian: Bucureşti) is the Capital city, industrial and commercial centre of Romania.
In 1804, he married Zoe Farfara (1792–1879), with whom he had five children: Ana (1805–1878), Ştefan (1809–1874), Nicolae (1810–1877), Radu (1814–1882), and Alexandru Golescu-Albu (1818–1873). Ştefan Golescu (1809&mdash1874 was a Wallachian Romanian politician who served as a Prime Minister of Romania between 26 November Nicolae Golescu (1810-1877 was a Wallachian Romanian politician who served as the Prime Minister of Romania in 1860 and May-November 1868 All of his sons were to play prominent parts in the Wallachian Revolution of 1848 and in the politics of Romania. The Wallachian Revolution of 1848 was a Romanian liberal and Romantic nationalist uprising in the principality of Wallachia. Romania ( dated: Rumania, Roumania
In 1826, he published an account of his travels through Europe, Însemnarea călătoriei mele ("Account of My Travel"). For the game see 1826 (board game. Year 1826 ( MDCCCXXVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display He uses his travelogue to study the administration and production systems in various countries, which he describes and recommends through comparisons with the situation at home. The text contains a plea for a general reform of domestic institutions in an "European" direction (based on Enlightenment ideas). The Age of Enlightenment or The Enlightenment is a term used to describe a phase in Western philosophy and cultural life centered upon the eighteenth century Viewing European culture as more advanced, he managed, despite his middle age and the considerable difficulties he had in expressing himself, to convey a message of change. His travel journal had a great influence on the Romanian intelligentsia of the time. For the coffee shop company often called Intelligentsia for short see Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea.
One of the founding members of the Bucharest Literary Society (1827), Golescu contributed to the issuing of the first Romanian-language newspaper to be published outside the country, Fama Lipschii pentru Daţia (1827, Leipzig; its title translated as "The Fame of Leipzig for Dacia"). Year 1827 ( MDCCCXXVII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Romanian or Daco-Romanian ( dated: Rumanian or Roumanian; self designation limba română, ˈlimba roˈmɨnə is a Romance This sort of fix restores section edit linkpoints to where they belong Dacia, in ancient geography was the land of the Dacians. It was named by the ancient Hellenes ( Greeks) " Getae " He also helped Ion Heliade Rădulescu launch Curierul Românesc, on April 8, 1829. Ion Heliade Rădulescu or Ion Heliade (also known as Eliad or Eliade Rădulescu;; January 6, 1802 &ndash April 27, For the game see 1829 (board game. Year 1829 ( MDCCCXXIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display
Dinicu Golescu died in Bucharest. His epitaph, written by Rădulescu, was published on October 9, 1830 in Curierul; it reads:
"Tu ai dispărut, scrierile tale îţi vor supravieţui, şi numele tău va rămîne scump ştiinţei precum şi celor ce se adapă de la izvoarele tale. An epitaph (in Greek, &mdash literally " on the gravestone " is a short text honoring a deceased person strictly speaking that inscribed on " ("You have vanished, [but] your writings will have outlived you, and your name shall remain treasured by science and by those who drink from the same sources as you. ")
Bucharest's Gara de Nord was built on land owned by Dinicu Golescu. Gara de Nord Bucureşti ( North Station in English is the main railway station in Bucharest and the largest railway station in Romania. A nearby park and boulevard currently bear his name.