Golescu family

Golescu family

The Golescu family ( _ro. Goleşti) was an old boyar family of Wallachia, in what is now southern Romania. The earliest mention of them dates from the 15th century.

Members of the family

*Radu Golescu
*Iordache Golescu
*Dinicu Golescu
*Zinca Golescu
*Alexandru Golescu-Albu
*Alexandru C. Golescu
*Ana Racoviţă, the wife of Carol Davila and mother of Alexandru Davila

Prime Ministers of Romania

*Alexandru G. Golescu
*Ştefan Golescu
*Nicolae Golescu


On Dinicu Golescu Boulevard in Bucharest, on land once owned by its namesake, there is a statue of him and his four sons.

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