Ion Hadârcă

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Ion Hadârcă
Scriitorul și parlamentarul Ion Hadârcă (12851871573) (cropped).jpg
1st President of the Popular Front of Moldova
In office
Member of the Congress of Soviets
In office
Member of the Moldovan Parliament
In office
Assumed office
May 2009
Personal details
Born (1949-08-17)August 17, 1949
Sîngerei, Sîngerei District
Political party Liberal Party Reform Council
Other political
Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Popular Front of Moldova
Liberal Party
Profession Writer
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Ion Hadârcă (b. August 17, 1949, Sîngerei) is a Moldovan politician.


Ion Hadârcă was born on July 17, 1949 in Sîngerei, Sîngerei District. Between 1968–1970, he carried out the compulsory military service in the Soviet army. He was the first president of the Popular Front of Moldova (1989–1992). He was elected as president during the second congress of the Front (June 30 – July 1, 1989), from among 3 candidates for the job; other two candidates that sought election to the post were Nicolae Costin and Gheorghe Ghimpu.

Ion Hadârcă was member of the Congress of Soviets (1989–1990) and the Moldovan Parliament (1990–1998). Hadârcă was an MP of the Liberal Party until he joined the Liberal Party Reform Council in 2013.


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