Bibescu

Bibescu

(bĭbĕs`ko͞o) or

Bibesco

(–kô), Romanian noble family. A prominent member was George Bibescu, 1804–73, prince of Walachia (1842–48). The first to be elected to his post, he effected important financial reforms but was driven from the county in the Revolution of 1848. His brother Barbu Bibescu, 1799–1869, was adopted by Prince Stirbei, a Romanian magnate, whose name he later assumed. He served as minister of the interior and subsequently was appointed hospodar [governor] of Walachia for a seven-year term (1849–56). In Feb., 1856, he decreed the abolition of slavery in Walachia.
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P.B.: One or two people guessed: it is meant to be Emanuel Bibescu. I was protecting myself, because the real one didn't adopt a child.
Princess Marthe Bibescu (2) represents a reference point in the so-called Romanian Francophony.
(24.) Considerada una de las mujeres mas interesantes del Paris de principios de siglo, la Condesa de Noailles, de nombre Arma Elisabeth Bibesco-Bassaraba de Brancovan (Paris, 1876-1933), era descendiente de las aristocraticas familias boyardas Bibescu y Craiovesti de Rumania.
Bibescu himself, prince of Romanian said in 1846: "Our prisons remained in the same state as they had been in the past centuries, depicting a very sad perspective for any humanitarian and loving heart." (13) Equally sincere is the sympathy expressed by the Prince of Moldavia, Grigore Alexandra Ghica for people condemned working in mines.
Ainsi, selon la remarque de Mihai Ralea (154), en 1920 on retrouve rien qu'a Paris plus de 3000 etudiants roumains, une fois le phenomene commence, selon les informations de Pompiliu Eliade (155), en 1803: "lorsque le boyard moldave Bogdan avait envoye son fils a Paris, suivi, deux ans apres, par Furnachi, un autre boyard moldave; ensuite, apres quelque dix ans, quelque boyards valaques, tels Manega ou Bibescu, avaient pris la meme decision.
Dans la Roumanie des elites francophiles, il a renoue (39) ses relations avec les princesses Bibescu, Brancoveanu, il s'est lie d'amitie avec Rene de Weck, Jean Mouton (40), les membres de la Legation francaise, et il a ete recu au palais royal.
Descendante des familles de boyards Bibescu et Craiovesti de Roumanie, elle est la fille du prince Gregoire Bibesco de Bassaraba lui-meme fils du prince valaque Georges Bibesco et de la princesse Zoe de Brancovan.
While visiting the museum/castle, Onorina Botezat talked about this fascinating writer's life and writing during a speech entitled Martha Bibescu: A Muse of Wisdom and a Sculptor of Words.