Andris Bērziņš (Latvian President)

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Andris Bērziņš
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8th President of Latvia
In office
8 July 2011 – 8 July 2015
Prime MinisterValdis Dombrovskis
Laimdota Straujuma
Preceded byValdis Zatlers
Succeeded byRaimonds Vējonis
Personal details
Born (1944-12-10) 10 December 1944 (age 77)
Nītaure, Latvia
Political partyCommunist Party (Before 1990)
Popular Front (1990–1993)
Union of Greens and Farmers (2002–2011)
Independent (2011–present)
Spouse(s)Dzintra Bērziņa (past)
Dace Seisuma (2011–2016, div.)
Children5 children
Alma materRiga Technical University
University of Latvia

Andris Bērziņš (born 10 December 1944) is a Latvian businessman and politician. He was President of Latvia from 2011 to 2015. Bērziņš was the President of Unibanka from 1993 to 2004.[1] He was elected as President by the Saeima on 2 June 2011.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Petrova, Alla (2 June 2011). "Andris Berzins – newly elected president of Latvia". The Baltic Course. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
  2. "Andris Berzins elected new president in Latvia". BBC. 2 June 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2011.