Bohuslav Sobotka

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Bohuslav Sobotka
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Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
Assumed office
29 January 2014
President Miloš Zeman
Preceded by Jiří Rusnok
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
Assumed office
29 May 2010
Acting: 29 May 2010 – 21 March 2011
Preceded by Jiří Paroubek
In office
26 April 2005 – 13 May 2006
Preceded by Stanislav Gross
Succeeded by Jiří Paroubek
Minister of Finance
In office
12 July 2002 – 4 September 2006
Prime Minister Vladimír Špidla
Stanislav Gross
Jiří Paroubek
Preceded by Jiří Rusnok
Succeeded by Vlastimil Tlustý
Member of Chamber of Deputies
Assumed office
1 June 1996
Personal details
Born (1971-10-23) 23 October 1971 (age 46)
Telnice, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Political party Social Democratic Party
Alma mater Masaryk University
Religion Roman Catholicism

Bohuslav Sobotka (born October 23, 1971 in Telnice) is a Czech politician. He served as chairman of the Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD) since 2011. He was nominated to be the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic on 17 January 2014 by President Miloš Zeman.[1] He was soon chosen as Prime Minister on 29 January 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bohuslav Sobotka: new mild-mannered, leftist Czech PM". GlobalPost (originally Agence France-Presse). 17 January 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 

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