Miloš Zeman

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Miloš Zeman
Miloš Zeman 2013.JPG
3rd President of the Czech Republic
Assumed office
8 March 2013
Prime Minister Petr Nečas
Jiří Rusnok
Bohuslav Sobotka
Preceded by Václav Klaus
Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
In office
22 July 1998 – 15 July 2002
President Václav Havel
Preceded by Josef Tošovský
Succeeded by Vladimír Špidla
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
27 June 1996 – 17 July 1998
President Václav Havel
Preceded by Milan Uhde
Succeeded by Václav Klaus
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
In office
28 February 1993 – 7 April 2001
Preceded by Jiří Horák
Succeeded by Vladimír Špidla
Personal details
Born (1944-09-28) 28 September 1944 (age 73)
Kolín, Bohemia and Moravia
(now Czech Republic)
Political party Communist Party (1968–70)
Social Democratic Party (1992–2009)
Party of Civic Rights (2009–present)
Alma mater University of Economics, Prague
Religion None (Atheist),[1] previously Roman Catholic
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Miloš Zeman (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmɪloʃ ˈzɛman]  (Speaker Icon.svg listen); born 28 September 1944) is a Czech politician. He became the third President of the Czech Republic on 8 March 2013. Before he was President, Zeman served as the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic from 1998 to 2002. He describes himself as a "tolerant atheist".

References[change | change source]

  1. Čižmár, Rastislav Tercius (13 December 2012). "Miloš Zeman: Jsem tolerantní ateista" (in Czech/Slovak). Křesťan Dnes. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 

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