Micheline Calmy-Rey

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Micheline Calmy-Rey
Micheline Calmy-Rey 2011.jpg
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
In office
1 January 2003 – 31 December 2011
Preceded byRuth Dreifuss
Succeeded byAlain Berset
President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 2011 – 31 December 2011
Vice PresidentEveline Widmer-Schlumpf
Preceded byDoris Leuthard
Succeeded byEveline Widmer-Schlumpf
In office
1 January 2007 – 31 December 2007
Vice PresidentPascal Couchepin
Preceded byMoritz Leuenberger
Succeeded byPascal Couchepin
Vice President of Switzerland
In office
1 November 2010 – 31 December 2010
PresidentDoris Leuthard
Preceded byMoritz Leuenberger
Succeeded byEveline Widmer-Schlumpf
In office
1 January 2006 – 31 December 2006
PresidentMoritz Leuenberger
Preceded byMoritz Leuenberger
Succeeded byPascal Couchepin
Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 January 2003 – 31 December 2011
Preceded byJoseph Deiss
Succeeded byDidier Burkhalter
Personal details
Born (1945-07-08) 8 July 1945 (age 73)
Sion, Switzerland
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Spouse(s)André Calmy
Alma materGraduate Institute of International Studies

Micheline Calmy-Rey (born 8 July 1945) is a Swiss politician. She was Switzerland's foreign minister as head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. She was also a member of the Swiss Federal Council from 2003. She was President of the Confederation in 2007 and again in 2011. She resigned her office as member of the Federal Council on 31 December 2011.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ruth Dreifuss
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Alain Berset
Preceded by
Joseph Deiss
Head of the Department of Foreign Affairs
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Didier Burkhalter
Preceded by
Moritz Leuenberger
Vice President of Switzerland
2006
Succeeded by
Pascal Couchepin
President of Switzerland
2007
Vice President of Switzerland
2010
Succeeded by
Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf
Preceded by
Doris Leuthard
President of Switzerland
2011