Platon Mihail was born on September 2, 1932 in the village Bulboaca (Anenii Noi), in a peasant's family. He graduated from the native village incomplete secondary school in 1948, the Teachers' Training School of Bender in1952, Moldova State University in 1961 and the High Party School by the CC of the CPSU in 1971 (Moscow).He started working as a teacher, and then he became school director in Straseni district (1952-1958). In the period 1958-1961, he worked as first secretary of the District Committee of Youth Leninist-Communist Union from Straseni and in the period 1961-1965 as instructor and komsomol organizer of the Central Committee of YLCU of Moldova. In 1965 he was transferred to party work in Floreşti, where he worked until 1967 as secretary and second secretary of the District Committee of the CPM. In the years 1967-1969 he worked as Chairman of Criuleni District Executive Committee and between 1971-1977 as first secretary of the CPM Ungheni District Committee. Between 1977-1985 he worked as head of the Department of Science and Educational Institutions of the CPM Central Committee and from 1985 till 1993 he worked as chairman of Chisinau Municipal Executive Committee of the Soviet of People's Deputies, as Vice Vice-President of the Council of Ministers of the Moldavian SSR, head of Department and Direction in the Government of the Republic of Moldova, and Vice-Minister of State of the Republic of Moldova.PLATON Mihail was the initiator and founder of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Moldova. He was the first rector of this prestigious institution of higher education, he worked hard not only for a good training of the civil servants of the country, but also to develop the public administration science.In the period 2004-2007, he had the position of presidential adviser on matters of culture, education and science and then he worked as Advisor to the Prime Minister, Secretary of the National Council of State Awards.Mihail Platon held some high enough positions, he really worked hard, he "burned" in the fullest sense of the word, serving as example and mobilizing everyone around him to work with the same self sacrifice. His multilateral activity was appreciated according to merits. He was decorated with the orders of Lenin, " Red Flag of Work "," Friendship of Peoples ","Badge of Honor", "Order of the Republic", and other.The American Institute of Biographical Data and the Scientific Research Council appointed him "Man of the Year 2001."Throughout his life Mihail Platon labored continually on the altar of national science. He was conferred the degree of Doctor habilitat in economic sciences, university professor, member of the Moscow Academy of Pedagogical and Social Sciences. In 2010 he was conferred the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Moldova. He is the author of over 100 publications in the field of public administration, including 12 textbooks and monographs, and a number of studies and essays. His works will continue to be studied by the future generations of attendees of the Academy and civil servants, as they are the foundation of the science of administration in our country.