Vladimir Voronin

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Vladimir Voronin
Member of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
5 April 2009 – 24 February 2019
In office
22 March 1998 – 7 April 2001
7th President of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
12 May 2009 – 28 August 2009
Prime MinisterZinaida Greceanîi
Preceded byMarian Lupu
Succeeded byMihai Ghimpu
3rd President of Moldova
In office
7 April 2001 – 11 September 2009
Prime MinisterVasile Tarlev
Zinaida Greceanîi
Preceded byPetru Lucinschi
Succeeded byMihai Ghimpu (Acting)
Minister of Internal Affairs
In office
17 February 1989 – 24 May 1990
Prime MinisterIvan Calin
Petru Pascari
Preceded byGheorghe Lavranciuc
Succeeded byIon Costaș
Personal details
Vladimir Nikolayevich Voronin

(1941-05-25) 25 May 1941 (age 82)
Corjova, Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union
(now Moldova)
Political partyCommunist Party (Before 1991)
Party of Communists (1993–present)
Alma materCooperation College
All-Union Institute for Food Industry
Academy of Social Sciences
Soviet Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

Vladimir Voronin (Romanian pronunciation: [vladiˈmir voˈronin]; born May 25, 1941) is a Moldovan politician. He was the third President of Moldova from 2001 until 2009 and has been the First Secretary of the Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova (PCRM) since 1994.

He was Europe's first democratically elected communist party head of state after the end of the Eastern Bloc.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Moldova: Communists to End Rule". The New York Times. 2009-09-11. Retrieved 2009-09-13.