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Igor Matovič

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Matovič in 2020

Igor Matovič (born 11 May 1973) is a Slovak politician. Matovič was the Prime Minister of Slovakia from 2020 until 2021. He is a member of the Ordinary People. In 2010, he was elected as a member of the National Council. Matovič was born in Trnava, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia).

Matovič's party won the majority of votes in the 2020 Slovak parliamentary election on 29 February 2020, winning 53 seats in the 150-member National Council with 25.02% of the vote.[1] On 13 March, Matovič announced he had reached an agreement for a governing coalition for a new cabinet to form.[2] Matovič was sworn in Prime Minister on 21 March.[3][4]


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  1. "Slovakia election: seismic shift as public anger ousts dominant Smer-SD party". The Guardian. Agence France-Presse. 1 March 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  2. "Slovak election winner secures four-party coalition with cabinet deal". Reuters. 13 March 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  3. "Matovič predstaví ministrov zrejme až v stredu". Denník SME (in Slovak). TASR. 17 March 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  4. "Nie Grendel, ministrom vnútra bude Mikulec. Matovič predstavil svoju vládu". HNonline (in Slovak). TASR. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020.