Nestor Filotti was born 1814 in Brăila, Brăila County, Romania to Ion Filotti (c1780-c1835) and Nomen nescio and died 1867 in Brăila, Romania of unspecified causes. He married Sofia Dulgheru (1816-1889) .


Offspring of Nestor Filotti and Sofia Dulgheru (1816-1889)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Tudoriţa Filotti (c1842-1890)
Anton Filotti (1844-1887) 1844 Brăila, Brăila County, Wallachia, Romania 1887 Romania Eliza Bagdat (1852-1936)

Zamfir Filotti (1845-c1880)
Dumitru Filotti (1845-1882)
Constantin Filotti (1849-1911) 1849 Brăila County, Wallachia, Romania 1911 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Sofia Unknown

Iancu Filotti (1852-1904) 1852 Brăila, Brăila County, Wallachia 1904 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Maria Hiropol (c1860-c1930)

Anastase Filotti (1854-1936) Alexandrina Iarca (1865-c1950)

Maria Filotti (1856-c1945) 1856 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1945 Romania Gheorghe Lupașcu (1843-1936)

Nestor Filotti (1857-1936) 1857 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1936 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania Elena Perşunaru (1868-1948)

Nicolae Filotti (1860-1897) 1860 Brăila, Brăila County, Romania 1897 Bucharest, Romania Aurelia Felix (1869-1950)

Victoria Filotti (1861-1915)
Traian Filotti (1865-1909) 1865 Romania 1909 Romania Didina Unknown


Nestor Filotti (cca. 1814 - 1867) was a Romanian landowner. He is considered the patriarch of the Filotti family.

Nestor Filotti was the son of Ion Filotti, a grain merchant ("zaheregiu") in Brăila, Romania. He entered the civil service as licensed clerk. According to the administrative reform implemented under the provisions of the Organic Regulation, public servants had to receive a license ("pitac").

In 1844 Nestor Filotti married Sofia Dulgheru (1816–1889), daughter of Sava Dulgheru, planner of the Brăila City Council. Eventually, Nestor Filotti was promoted "Executor of the Chairman of the Brăila City Council" (Îndeplinitor de Prezident al Municipiului Brăila). At the same time, Nestor Filotti secured a patent ("patentă") as lessee he leased several estates from the Eforia Spitalelor Civile. Eventually he purchased the estate of Batogu where he built a manor. Batogu remained the seat of the Filotti family till the expropriation of 1947.

In the management of agricultural production, Nestor Filotti was concerned by the introduction of new technologies for the increase of the productivity. He was among the first landowners use portable steam engines imported from England for threshing. Nestor Filotti died in 1867. He was survived by his wife and 11 children. His wife ensured that the estate was kept intact, the administration being taken over by one of his sons, Anastase Filotti. [1]


  1. ^ Alexandru Gabriel Filotti - Frontierele Românilor - Editor Istros, Brăila, 2007
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