Marija Pejčinović Burić

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Marija Pejčinović Burić
Marija Pejčinović Burić May 2017 (34176271013).jpg
Secretary General of the Council of Europe
Assumed office
18 September 2019
Preceded byThorbjørn Jagland
First Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia
In office
19 June 2017 – 19 July 2019
Prime MinisterAndrej Plenković
Preceded byDavor Ivo Stier
Succeeded byDavor Božinović
14th Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
In office
19 June 2017 – 19 July 2019
Prime MinisterAndrej Plenković
Preceded byDavor Ivo Stier
Succeeded byGordan Grlić-Radman
President of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
In office
18 May 2018 – 21 November 2018
Preceded byAnders Samuelsen
Succeeded byTimo Soini
Personal details
Born (1963-04-09) 9 April 1963 (age 58)
Mostar, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Political partyCroatian Democratic Union
EducationUniversity of Zagreb

Marija Pejčinović Burić (pronounced [mǎrija pejt͡ʃǐːnoʋit͜ɕ bûrit͜ɕ]; born 9 April 1963)[1] is a Croatian politician. She was the 14th Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia and Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia from 19 June 2017 to 19 July 2019.

On 26 June 2019, she was elected as the 14th Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Pejčinović Burić's term began on 18 September 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pejčinović Burić, Marija". www.sabor.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 26 June 2019.