Juha Sipilä

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Juha Sipilä
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44th Prime Minister of Finland
In office
29 May 2015 – 6 June 2019
PresidentSauli Niinistö
DeputyTimo Soini
Petteri Orpo
Preceded byAlexander Stubb
Succeeded byAntti Rinne
Speaker of the Parliament of Finland
In office
28 April 2015 – 29 May 2015
Preceded byEero Heinäluoma
Succeeded byMaria Lohela
Member of the Parliament of Finland
Assumed office
20 April 2011
ConstituencyOulu
Leader of the Centre Party
In office
9 June 2012 – 7 September 2019
Preceded byMari Kiviniemi
Succeeded byKatri Kulmuni
Personal details
Born (1961-04-25) 25 April 1961 (age 61)
Veteli, Central Ostrobothnia, Finland
Political partyCentre
Spouse(s)Minna-Maaria Juntunen
Children5
Alma materUniversity of Oulu
Military service
Allegiance Finland
Branch/serviceFinnish Army
RankKapteeni kauluslaatta.svg Captain[1]

Juha Petri Sipilä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjuhɑ ˈpetri ˈsipilæ]; born 25 April 1961) is a Finnish politician. He was Prime Minister of Finland from 2015 to 2019.[2] He was the leader of the Centre Party from 2012 to 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Keskustan Juha Sipilä ylennettiin kapteeniksi". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). 4 June 2012. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2021.
  2. Kearney, Seamus (19 April 2015). "Opposition leader Juha Sipila wins elections in Finland". euronews. Retrieved 17 July 2020.