World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Vadim Pirogan

Article Id: WHEBN0026754541
Reproduction Date:

Title: Vadim Pirogan  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Bălți, Eugenio Coșeriu
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Vadim Pirogan

Vadim Pirogan
Born (1921-06-26)June 26, 1921
Died January 16, 2007(2007-01-16) (aged 85)
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.


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.


  • 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


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.