Petru Soltan, Moldovan mathematician and politician, Died at 85

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.