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Vadim Pirogan

Vadim Pirogan
Born (1921-06-26)June 26, 1921
Bălţi
Died January 16, 2007(2007-01-16) (aged 85)
Chişinău
Resting place Chişinău
Alma mater Lviv Polytechnic
Known for Muzeul Memoriei Neamului
Spouse(s) Veronica
Children 3
Parents Ştefan Pirogan

Vadim Pirogan (June 28, 1921, Bălţi - January 16, 2007, Chişinău) was a Bessarabian activist and author.[1] He was the head of the Communist Regime Victims Association and a member of the Moldovan Writers' Union.

Biography

Vadim Pirogan was born on June 28, 1921 in Bălţi. His father Ştefan Pirogan was mayor of Bălţi (1923–1934). He attended high school in Bălţi, where Eugen Coşeriu, Sergiu Grossu, Valeriu Gafencu, Ovidiu Creangă, Valentin Mândâcanu were his classmates[2] Vadim Pirogan was arrested on June 25, 1941 and for five years, he was imprisoned at Tayshet forced labour camp.

Vadim Pirogan married to Veronica in 1952. He graduated from Lviv Polytechnic. He used to live in Lviv, but in 1989 he moved in Chişinău. Vadim Pirogan founded the Muzeul Memoriei Neamului in 2002. He was the president of the Communist Regime Victims Association (Romanian: Asociaţia Victimelor Regimului Communist si a Veteranilor de Razboi ai Armatei Romane din Republica Moldova) beginning in 1999.

Works

  • Vadim Pirogan, Cu gandul la tine, Basarabia mea
  • Vadim Pirogan, Pe drumurile pribegiei
  • Vadim Pirogan, Timpuri si oameni
  • Vadim Pirogan and Boris Movila, Destine romanesti
  • Vadim Pirogan, Calvarul

See also

External links

  • Muzeul Memoriei Neamului website

Notes


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