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President of Moldova
Preşedintele Republicii Moldova
Coat of arms of Moldova.svg
Official seal of the Republic of Moldova
Mihai Ghimpu (Acting)

since September 11, 2009
Style His/Her Excellency
Residence Presidential palace
Appointer Parliament of Moldova
Term length Four years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Mircea Snegur
Formation September 3, 1990

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The President of the Republic of Moldova is the head of state of Moldova.


Description of the post

According to the Article 77 of the Constitution of Moldova (1994), the President of Moldova is the head of the State and represents the State and is the guarantor of national sovereignty, independence, of the unity and territorial integrity of the nation. The President is indirectly elected by the Parliament of Moldova to a four-year term. Presidents are limited to two terms.

The acting President of Moldova is a person who fulfills the duties of president when cases of incapacity and vacancy occur.

Moldavian Democratic Republic (1917-1918)

Picture Name From Until Party
Ion C. Inculeţ (1884-1940), President of Moldavian Democratic Republic.jpg Ion Inculeţ December 15 [O.S. December 2] 1917 April 9 [O.S. March 27] 1918 Socialist Revolutionary Party

Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic (1940-1991)

Chairmen of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet

  • Fyodor Grigorievich Brovko (28 June 1940 - 29 March 1951)
  • Ivan Sergeyevich Koditsa (29 March 1951 - 5 April 1963)
  • Kirill Fyodorovich Ilyashenko (5 April 1963 - 10 April 1980)
  • Ivan Călin (10 April 1980 - 24 December 1985)
  • Aleksandr Alekandrovich Mokanu (24 December 1985 - 12 July 1989)
  • Ivan Ceban (12 July 1989 - 29 July 1989)
  • Mircea Ion Snegur (29 July 1989 - 27 April 1990)

First Secretaries of the Moldavian Communist Party

Chairman of the Supreme Soviet

Picture Name From Until Party
Snegur ii.JPG Mircea Snegur 27 April 1990 3 September 1990 Communist Party of Moldova

Republic of Moldova (1991-Present)

Picture Name Took office Left office Party Prime Ministers
Snegur ii.JPG Mircea Snegur 3 September 1990 15 January 1997 Non-party Mircea Druc
Valeriu Muravschi
Andrei Sangheli
Petru Lucinschi 2000.jpg Petru Lucinschi 15 January 1997 7 April 2001 Agrarian Party of Moldova Andrei Sangheli
Ion Ciubuc
Ion Sturza
Dumitru Braghiş
Vladimir Voronin 2006.jpg Vladimir Voronin 7 April 2001 11 September 2009 Party of Communists Dumitru Braghiş
Vasile Tarlev
Zinaida Greceanîi
Mihai Ghimpu Imagine.jpg Mihai Ghimpu
11 September 2009 Liberal Party of Moldova
(Alliance for European Integration)
Zinaida Greceanîi
Vitalie Pîrlog
Vlad Filat

See also

External links

  • [1] - official Moldovan president web page

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