Egils Levits

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Egils Levits
Egils Levits.jpg
Egils Levits in 2012
10th President of Latvia
Assumed office
8 July 2019
Prime MinisterArturs Krišjānis Kariņš
Preceded byRaimonds Vējonis
Judge of the European Court of Justice
In office
2004–2019
Minister for Justice of Latvia
In office
3 August 1993 – 19 September 1994
PresidentGuntis Ulmanis
Prime MinisterValdis Birkavs
Preceded byViktors Skudra
Succeeded byRomāns Apsītis
Personal details
Born (1955-06-30) June 30, 1955 (age 64)
Riga, Soviet Union (now Latvia)
NationalityLatvian
Political partyIndependent
Latvian Way (1993–1994)
Spouse(s)Andra Levite
ResidenceRiga Castle
Alma materUniversity of Hamburg
OccupationLaw

Egils Levits (born 30 June 1955) is a Latvian lawyer, political scientist and judge. He is the 10th and current President of Latvia since July 8, 2019.[1] He has been a Member of the European Court of Justice since 2004.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 13. Saeimas balsojums par Egilu Levitu.
  2. "Izraudzīti Latvijas tiesneši Eiropas Kopienu tiesā" (in Latvian). Latvijas Vēstnesis. Retrieved 3 June 2015.