Leaders of Moldova
(Republic of Moldova)
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Look for biographies of the leaders (in Spanish) at CIDOB website. See also former USSR for data before 1991.

Parties: ADR: Alliance for Democracy and Reforms FPM: Popular Front of Moldova PCM: Communist Party of Moldova PCRM: Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova PDAM: Agrarian Democratic Party of Moldova PDM: Democratic Party of Moldova PL: Liberal Party PLDM: Liberal Democratic Party of Moldova PRCM: Party of Revival and Conciliation of Moldova PRM: Republican Party of Moldova PSL: Social Liberal Party PSRM: Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova n/p: non-party


Presidents of the Republic
Mircea Ion Snegur         3 Sep 1990 - 15 Jan 1997 PCM, PRCM (*)
Petru Chiril Lucinschi   15 Jan 1997 -  7 Apr 2001 n/p
Vladimir Nicolae Voronin  7 Apr 2001 - 11 Sep 2009 PCRM   
Mihai Ghimpu             11 Sep 2009 - 28 Dec 2010 PL (acting) 
Vladimir (Vlad) Filat    28 Dec 2010 - 30 Dec 2010 PLDM (acting)
Marian Lupu              30 Dec 2010 - 23 Mar 2012 PDM (acting)
Nicolae Timofti          23 Mar 2012 - 23 Dec 2016 n/p
Igor Dodon               23 Dec 2016 -             PSRM

(*) Chairman of the Supreme Soviet from 29 Jul 1989 to 3 Sep 1990; ruler of an independent state from 25 Dec 1991 (the declaration of independence made on 27 Aug 1991 was effective as the USSR was dissolved).


Prime Ministers
Mircea George Druc       26 May 1990 - 28 May 1991 FPM 
Valeriu Tudor Muravschi  28 May 1991 -  1 Jul 1992 PRCM
Andrei Sangheli           1 Jul 1992 - 24 Jan 1997 PDAM
Ion Ciubuc               24 Jan 1997 -  3 Mar 1999 ADR
Ion Sturza                3 Mar 1999 - 22 Dec 1999 ADR
Dumitru Braghis          22 Dec 1999 - 19 Apr 2001 n/p
Vasile Petru Tarlev      19 Apr 2001 - 31 Mar 2008 n/p, PCRM
Zinaida Greceanii        31 Mar 2008 - 14 Sep 2009 PCRM
Vitalie Pirlog           14 Sep 2009 - 25 Sep 2009 PCRM (acting)
Vladimir (Vlad) Filat    25 Sep 2009 - 25 Apr 2013 PLDM
Iurie Leanca             25 Apr 2013 - 18 Feb 2015 PLDM (acting to 31 May 2013)
Chiril Gaburici          18 Feb 2015 - 22 Jun 2015 PLDM
Natalia Gherman          22 Jun 2015 - 30 Jul 2015 PLDM (acting)  
Valeriu Strelet          30 Jul 2015 - 30 Oct 2015 PLDM
Gheorghe Brega           30 Oct 2015 - 20 Jan 2016 PL (acting)
Pavel Filip              20 Jan 2016 -             PDM

Foreign Ministers
Nicolae Tâu              1990-1993 n/p
Ion Botnaru              1993-1994 (acting)
Mihai Popov              1994-1997 n/p
Nicolae Tabacaru         1997-2000 n/p
Nicolae Cernomaz         2000-2001 n/p
Iurie Leanca             2001      n/p (acting)
Nicolae Dudau            2001-2004 n/p
Andrei Stratan           2004-2009 PRM
Iurie Leanca             2009-2013 PLDM
Natalia Gherman          2013-2016 n/p, PLDM
Andrei Galbur            2016-     n/p

Presidents of the Parliament
Mircea Snegur            1990      PCM
Alexandru Mosanu         1990-1993 PSL  
Petru Chiril Lucinschi   1993-1997 PDAM
Dumitru Motpan           1997-1998 PDAM
Dumitru Diacov           1998-2001 PDM
Eugenia Ostapciuc        2001-2005 PCRM
Marian Lupu              2005-2009 PCRM
Ivan Calin               2009      PCRM (acting)
Vladimir Nicolae Voronin 2009      PCRM
Mihai Ghimpu             2009-2010 PL
Marian Lupu              2010-2013 PDM
Liliana Palihovici       2013      PLDM (acting)  
Igor Corman              2013-2015 PDM
Andrian Candu            2015-     PDM   

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