Hashim Thaçi

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Hashim Thaçi
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4th President of Kosovo
Assumed office
7 April 2016
Prime MinisterIsa Mustafa
Ramush Haradinaj
Albin Kurti
Avdullah Hoti
Preceded byAtifete Jahjaga
1st Prime Minister of Kosovo
In office
9 January 2008 – 9 December 2014
PresidentFatmir Sejdiu
Behgjet Pacolli
Jakup Krasniqi (acting)
Atifete Jahjaga
DeputyHajredin Kuçi
Behgjet Pacolli
Preceded byAgim Çeku
Succeeded byIsa Mustafa
In office
2 April 1999 – 1 February 2000
PresidentIbrahim Rugova
Preceded byBujar Bukoshi
Succeeded byNexhat Daci (acting)
First Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo
In office
12 December 2014 – 7 April 2016
Prime MinisterIsa Mustafa
Preceded byBehgjet Pacolli
Succeeded byHajredin Kuçi
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
12 December 2014 – 7 April 2016
Prime MinisterIsa Mustafa
Preceded byEnver Hoxhaj
Succeeded byPetrit Selimi (acting)
Leader of the Democratic Party
In office
27 October 1999 – 26 February 2016
Preceded byOffice Established
Succeeded byKadri Veseli
Political Director of KLA
In office
1994–1999
Preceded byOffice Established
Succeeded byOffice Closed
Personal details
Born (1968-04-24) 24 April 1968 (age 52)
Srbica, SR Serbia Yugoslavia
(now Kosovo)
Political partyDemocratic League (before 1999)[1]
Democratic Party (1999–2016)
Independent (2016–present)
Spouse(s)Lumnije Thaçi
Children1
Alma materUniversity of Pristina
University of Zürich
Signature

Hashim Thaçi ([hä'ʃɪm 'θɑ:t͡ɕɪ] (About this soundlisten); [haˈʃim ˈθa:tʃi] (About this soundlisten); born 24 April 1968) is a Kosovar politician.

He has been the President of Kosovo since April 2016. He was the first Prime Minister of Kosovo and the Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in the new cabinet led by Isa Mustafa.

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