Pavel Parasca

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Pavel Parasca
Member of the Commission for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Moldova
Assumed office
January 14, 2010
Personal details
Born (1939-07-08) July 8, 1939 (age 77)
Brînzenii Vechi
Alma mater Moldova State University
Profession Historian
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Pavel Parasca (born July 8, 1939, Brînzenii Vechi) is a historian from the Republic of Moldova.


Pavel Parasca was born on July 8, 1939 in Brînzenii Vechi and graduated from the Moldova State University in 1967. Then he worked as redactor for "Enciclopedia RSS Moldovenesti" and teacher in Congo-Brazzaville (1967–1968, 1971–1972). He returned for good in Chişinău, where he had academic positions in the Facultatea de Istorie of Moldova State University, Institutul de Istorie of Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Facultatea de Stiinte Umanistice a ULIM. On June 18, 1989, Parasca Pavel Fiodorovici was a founder of the Association of Historians of Moldova (Romanian: Asociaţia Istoricilor din Republica Moldova); he was director of the association for four years.

Pavel Parasca is a member of the Commission for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Moldova.[1] The commission was instituted by the President of Moldova Mihai Ghimpu to investigate the Communist regime and provide a comprehensive report.


  • Pavel Parasca, La obarsia Mitropoliei Tarii Moldovei, Chişinău: Prut International, 2002.

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  1. ^ 165/14.01.2010 Decret privind constituirea Comisiei pentru studierea si aprecierea regimului comunist totalitar din Republica Moldova, Monitorul Oficial 5-7/3, 19.01.2010