Dimitrie Maimarolu

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Dimitrie Maimarolu (1859 in Bucharest – 1926) was a Romanian architect, whose designs featured French Beaux-Arts style. He studied architecture in France. Among the buildings he designed are:

  • Palace of the Chamber of Deputies (the Patriarchal Palace today), completed in 1907[1]
  • The National Military Circle Palace, begun in 1911 completed in 1923[2]
  • Church of St. Sylvester, Bucharest (reconstruction and enlargement, from 1904 to 1907 )[3]
  • Argeș County Prefecture Building (built in 1899, in 1970 it became the County Museum of History and Natural Science)[4]
  • Armenian Cathedral (Armenian Church) in Bucharest, 1911–1912 with Gregory Cerchez[5][6]
  • Hotel Concordia[6]
  • Vorvorenilor's Home (Palace) in Craiova (present residence of the Metropolitan of Oltenia)[7][8]
  • St. Haralambos Church of Turnu Magurele (1905)[9]


On 1 March 2005, the bust of Dimitrie Maimarolu was unveiled within the National Military Circle Palace.


  1. ^ Popescu, Carmen; Lascu, Nicolae (2004). "Bucharest, Romania". In Sennott, Stephen. Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Architecture. Taylor & Francis. p. 182.
  2. ^ Iosif, Cristina. "The National Military Circle (The Officers' Circle Palace, 1911-1923)". Unknown Bucharest.
  3. ^ "Biserica Sfantul Silvestru" (in Romanian). Crestin Ortodox Romania. Archived from the original on 1 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Muzeul Judeţean Argeş (Argeş County Museum)" (in Romanian). Consiliul Judetean Argeş (Argeş County Council). Archived from the original on 4 November 2010.
  5. ^ "Catedrala armeană" (in Romanian). Uniunea Armenilor Romania. 16 September 2011. Archived from the original on 9 October 2012.
  6. ^ a b "Arhitectii Catedralei" (PDF). Ararat (new series) (in Romanian). 16 (20): 4. 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-09.
  7. ^ "Craiova" (in Romanian). Romania Turistica. Archived from the original on 1 June 2010.
  8. ^ Cocea, Cristian (2005). Ghidul României misterioase (Guide to Mysterious Romania) (in Romanian). Pitești, Romania: Paralela 45. p. 82. ISBN 978-973-697-533-2.
  9. ^ "Biserica Sf Haralambie - Turnu Magurele" (in Romanian). Destinatii Turistice in Romania.