Dumitru Braghiș

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Dumitru Braghiș
Prime Minister of Moldova
In office
21 December 1999 – 19 April 2001
President Petru Lucinschi
Preceded by Ion Sturza
Succeeded by Vasile Tarlev
Personal details
Born (1957-12-28) December 28, 1957 (age 64)
Grătiești, Moldova
Political party Social Democratic Party (Moldova)
Other political
Party Alliance Our Moldova
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Dumitru Braghiș (born 1957 in Chișinău) was the Prime Minister of Moldova from 1999 until 2001. Then, he was a member of the Parliament of Moldova, where he represented the Party Alliance Our Moldova.


Born on 28 December 1957, in Grătiești village, Chișinău municipality, in a family of peasants.

In 1975 - finished a secondary school no. 1 in Chişinău,

In 1980 - graduated Technical University, specialty power engineering.

In 1980 - worked as an engineer-constructor at the Tractor’s Factory.

1981–1992 — held various eligible positions in the Komsomol.

1987–1988 — instructor in Central Committee of Communist Party of Moldova.

1989–1991 — elected as deputy in the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.

1992–1995 — General Deputy Director of "Moldova EXIM" Association.

1995–1997 — General Director of the Department for Foreign Economic relations of the Ministry of Finance.

1997–1999 — Deputy Minister, Deputy-Minister of Economy and Reforms.

December 1999–April 2001 — Prime Minister of Moldova.

Since 2001 — deputy in Parliament of the Republic of Moldova.

Since 2006 — chairman of the Social Democratic Party.

He has Ph.D. in Economics.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Position created
Prime Minister of Moldova
Succeeded by
Valeriu Muravschi