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Dumitru Diacov
Member of the Moldovan Parliament
Assumed office
29 July 2009
In office
6 March 2005 – 5 April 2009
In office
27 February 1994 – 25 February 2001
4th President of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
23 April 1998 – 25 February 2001
PresidentPetru Lucinschi
Prime MinisterIon Ciubuc
Ion Sturza
Dumitru Braghiș
Preceded byDumitru Moțpan
Succeeded byEugenia Ostapciuc
Deputy Speaker of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
1995 – 23 April 1998
PresidentMircea Snegur
Petru Lucinschi
Prime MinisterAndrei Sangheli
Ion Ciubuc
Preceded byNicolae Andronic
Succeeded byIurie Roșca
Personal details
Born (1952-02-10) 10 February 1952 (age 68)
Kargapolie, Kurgan Oblast
Political partyDemocratic Party (Alliance for European Integration)
Agrarian Party of Moldova
Other political
Communist Party
Alma materBelarusian State University

Dumitru Diacov (born February 10, 1952, Kargapolie, Kurgan Oblast, Russian SFSR) is a Moldovan politician, former President and Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, deputy in the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova in several consecutive terms since the year 2005 and formerly between 1994 and 2001. He was former chairman of the Democratic Party of Moldova (from 2000 to 2009).[1] In 2009, he gives to Marian Lupu the function of party chairman.


Dumitru Diacov was born on February 10, 1952, in Kargapolie, Kurgan Oblast (Russia), in a family of Bessarabian deportees. In 1969, he became a student at the Faculty of Letters, Journalism Department, of the Moldova State University from Chișinău. In 1974, Dumitru Diacov graduated from Belarusian State University and then worked for TeleRadio-Moldova. After 1984, he worked as correspondent in Chişinău for Komsomolskaya Pravda and then for Komsomol and CPSU in Moscow (1986-1989). Between 1989–1993, he worked for Information Telegraph Agency of Russia in Bucharest.[2]

Dumitru Diacov was a Moldovan MP (1994–2001, 2005-May 2009, July 2009 – 2010) and the president of the Moldovan Parliament (April 23, 1998 – March 20, 2001).

He was president of the Democratic Party of Moldova (1997-June 2009) and later has been the honorary president.


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