Petru Soltan was born on June 29, 1931, in Coşniţa, and died on July 15, 2016.
He was a mathematician from Moldova. He was a member of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova
He was an honorary member of the Romanian Academy.
He was a member of the Mathematical Society of Moldova.
He also served as member of the Parliament of Moldova (1990–1994).
Petru Soltan was a leader of the Democratic Forum of Romanians in Moldova.
Petru Soltan passed away at 85 years old.