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The Mayor of Chișinău is head of the executive branch of Chișinău Municipal Council.

Mayor of Chișinău
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Official seal of Chișinău
Incumbent
Ruslan Codreanu

since 25 April, 2018
StyleThe Honorable
AppointerDirect popular vote
Term length4 years
Inaugural holderAnghel Nour, 1817

HistoryEdit

The first mayor of Chișinău was Anghel Nour in 1817. In 1941, the office was abolished. After the Soviet era and the re-establishment of the office in 1990, Nicolae Costin became the first democratically elected mayor.

List of mayorsEdit

Throughout the passing of time, the mayors of the city of Chișinău have been the following ones:

Mayor From Until Notes Period/Election
1 Anghel Nour 1817 1821 First mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
2 Dimitrie Lovcinski 1821 1831 Second mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
3 Stavru Dimu 1831 1833 Third mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
(2) Dimitrie Lovcinski 1834 1836 Second time serving as mayor Bessarabia Governorate
4 Pantelimon I. Sinadino 1837 1839 Fourth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
(4) Pantelimon I. Sinadino 1840 1842 Second time serving as mayor Bessarabia Governorate
(2) Dimitrie Lovcinski 1843 1845 Second time serving as mayor Bessarabia Governorate
5 Dimitrie Durdufi 1846 1848 Fifth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
6 Dimitrie Mincu 1849 1854 Sixth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
7 Anghel Nicolau 1855 1858 Seventh mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
(6) Dimitrie Mincu 1858 1860 Second time serving as mayor Bessarabia Governorate
(6) Dimitrie Mincu 1861 1866 Third time serving as mayor Bessarabia Governorate
8 Adam Krijanovski 1867 1869 Eighth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
9 Pavel Gumalic 1870 1871 Ninth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
10 Clemente Șumanski 1871 1877 Tenth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
11 Carol Schmidt 1877 1903 First ethnic German mayor of the city (Bessarabian German) Bessarabia Governorate
12 Leopold Siținski 1904 1905 Twelfth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
13 Pantelimon V. Sinadino 1905 1910 National Liberal Party (PNL) Bessarabia Governorate
14 Iulian Levinski 1910 1917 Fourteenth mayor of the city Bessarabia Governorate
15 Alexander Schmidt (son of Carol Schmidt) 1917 1918 Second ethnic German mayor of the city (Bessarabian German) Bessarabia Governorate
16 Vladimir Hertza 1918 1919 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
17 Teodor Cojocaru 1919 1920 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
(14) Iulian Levinski 1920 1922 Second time serving as mayor Kingdom of Romania
18 Vasile Bârcă 1922 1923 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
19 Gherman Pântea 1923 1923 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
20 Nicolae Bivol 1923 1924 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
(18) Vasile Bârcă 1924 1925 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
(20) Nicolae Bivol 1925 1926 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
21 Sebastian Teodorescu 1926 1927 Twenty-first mayor of the city Kingdom of Romania
(19) Gherman Pântea 1927 1928 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
22 Ion Negrescu 1928 1931 Twenty-second mayor of the city Kingdom of Romania
23 Constantin Ionescu 1931 1932 Twenty-third mayor of the city Kingdom of Romania
(19) Gherman Pântea 1932 1932 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
24 Dimitrie Bogos 1932 1933 National Peasants' Party (PNȚ) Kingdom of Romania
25 Ion Costin 1933 1937 Twenty-fifth mayor of the city Kingdom of Romania
Alexandru Sibirski (ad interim) 1937 1938 Acting mayor Kingdom of Romania
26 Constantin Dardan 1938 1938 Twenty-sixth mayor of the city Kingdom of Romania
27 Reindhold Scheibler 1938 1938 Third ethnic German mayor of the city Kingdom of Romania
28 Vladimir Cristi 1938 1940 National Liberal Party (PNL) Kingdom of Romania
29 Anibal Dobjanski 1941 1941 Bessarabian Polish Kingdom of Romania
30 Nicolae Costin 1990 9 August 1994 Popular Front (FPM) Republic of Moldova
31 Serafim Urechean 9 August 1994 18 April 2005 Our Moldova Alliance/Liberal Democratic Party (AMN/PLDM) 1995
1999
2003
Mihai Furtună (ad interim) 18 April 2005 28 April 2005 Independent Republic of Moldova
Vasile Ursu (ad interim) 28 April 2005 25 January 2007 Party of Communists (PCRM) 2005
Veaceslav Iordan (ad interim) 25 January 2007 18 June 2007 Party of Communists (PCRM) Republic of Moldova
32 Dorin Chirtoacă 18 June 2007 28 July 2017 Liberal Party (PL) 2007
Nistor Grozavu (ad interim) 4 August 2017 6 November 2017 Liberal Party (PL) Republic of Moldova
Silvia Radu (ad interim) 6 November 2017 25 April 2018 Democratic Party of Moldova (PDM) Republic of Moldova
Ruslan Codreanu (ad interim) 25 April 2018 European People's Party (PPEM) Republic of Moldova

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