|Residence Republic of Macedonia|
|Name Petar Atanasov|
|Born December 25, 1939 (age 75) (1939-12-25) Huma, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (now Macedonia)|
Alma mater Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje University of Belgrade
Petar atanasov on national competition in macedonia 2016
Petar Atanasov is a Macedonian linguist. His scientific interests include lexicography, Romainian linguistics (Aromanian and Megleno-Romanian dialects) and Romance linguistics. He was a professor in the Faculty of Philology at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje.
In 1995, the Office of the French Prime Minister issued the distinction Knight of the Order of Academic Palms to Atanasov for "his services to French culture". In 2011, Atanasov was awarded the medal Merit for the Education by the Office of President of Romania.