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Lojze Peterle

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Lojze Peterle

Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2004 – 2 July 2019
Prime Minister of Slovenia
In office
16 May 1990 – 14 May 1992
PresidentMilan Kučan
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byJanez Drnovšek
Leader of the Christian Democrats
In office
19 January 1990 – 14 April 2000
DeputyJože Mencinger
Preceded byNew office
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
7 June 2000 – 30 November 2000
Prime MinisterAndrej Bajuk
Preceded byDimitrij Rupel
Succeeded byDimitrij Rupel
In office
25 January 1993 – 31 October 1994
Prime MinisterJanez Drnovšek
Preceded byDimitrij Rupel
Succeeded byZoran Thaler
Member of the National Assembly
In office
22 June 1996 – 1 July 2004
Personal details
Alojz Lojze Peterle

(1948-07-05) 5 July 1948 (age 75)
Čužnja Vas, PR Slovenia, Yugoslavia
(now Slovenia)
Political party Slovene
New Slovenia
European People's Party
Other political
Christian Democrats (Before 2000)
People’s Party (2000)
Alma materUniversity of Ljubljana

Alojz "Lojze" Peterle (born 5 July 1948) is a Slovenian politician. He is a member of New Slovenia. He was Prime Minister of Slovenia from 1990 to 1992 and Leader of the Christian Democrats from the founding of the party in 1990 until 2000.

He was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1993 to 1994 and again in 2000. He was a Member of the National Assembly from 1996 to 2004,[1] and a Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Your MEPs:Alojz PETERLE". European Parliament. Retrieved 21 March 2010.[permanent dead link]