Mircea Snegur

President of Moldova

Mircea Ion Snegur (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a iˈon ˈsneɡur]; born 17 January 1940)[1] is a Moldovan politician. He was the first President of Moldova from 1990 to 1997. Before that, he was Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet from 1989 to 1990 and Chairman of the Supreme Soviet from 27 April to 3 September 1990.

Mircea Snegur
Mircea Snegur, March 2012-2.jpg
1st President of Moldova
In office
3 September 1990 – 15 January 1997
Prime MinisterMircea Druc
Valeriu Muravschi
Andrei Sangheli
Preceded byPosition Established
Succeeded byPetru Lucinschi
Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Moldavian SSR
In office
27 April 1990 – 3 September 1990
Prime MinisterMircea Druc
Preceded byIon C. Ciobanu
Succeeded byAlexandru Moșanu (as President of the Moldovan Parliament)
Member of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
22 March 1998 – 25 February 2001
Prime MinisterMircea Druc
Valeriu Muravschi
Andrei Sangheli
Personal details
Born (1940-01-17) 17 January 1940 (age 80)
Trifăneşti, Romania
(now Moldova)
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)
Georgeta Snegur
(m. 1960; died 2019)
Children2, including Natalia Gherman
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