Ingrida Šimonytė

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Ingrida Šimonytė

14th Prime Minister of Lithuania
Assumed office
25 November 2020
PresidentGitanas Nausėda
Preceded bySaulius Skvernelis
Minister of Finance
In office
7 July 2009 – 13 December 2012
PresidentValdas Adamkus
Dalia Grybauskaitė
Prime MinisterAndrius Kubilius
Preceded byAlgirdas Šemeta
Succeeded byRimantas Šadžius
Member of the Seimas
Assumed office
14 November 2016
Preceded byAndrius Kubilius
Personal details
Born (1974-11-15) 15 November 1974 (age 49)
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyIndependent
Other political
Homeland Union
EducationVilnius University (BA, MA)

Ingrida Šimonytė (born 15 November 1974) is a Lithuanian politician and economist. She has been the Prime Minister of Lithuania since 25 November 2020.[1] She is the second woman to hold the office. She has been a member of the Seimas for the Antakalnis constituency since 2016.

She was minister of finance in the second Kubilius cabinet from 2009 until 2012. She was a candidate in the 2019 presidential election.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lithuania's liberal and conservative parties sign coalition agreement". LRT. 9 November 2020.
  2. Landsbergis, Gabrielius (26 October 2020). "Trijų partijų vadovai paskelbė bendrą deklaraciją". TS-LKD (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 2020-10-29.