Egils Levits

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Egils Levits
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Egils Levits in 2022
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 67)
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 was a Member of the European Court of Justice from 2004 until his election as Latvian President in 2019.[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.