Miloš Zeman

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Miloš Zeman
Zeman in 2017
3rd President of the Czech Republic
In office
8 March 2013 – 9 March 2023
Prime MinisterPetr Nečas
Jiří Rusnok
Bohuslav Sobotka
Andrej Babiš
Petr Fiala
Preceded byVáclav Klaus
Succeeded byPetr Pavel
Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
In office
22 July 1998 – 15 July 2002
PresidentVáclav Havel
Preceded byJosef Tošovský
Succeeded byVladimír Špidla
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
27 June 1996 – 17 July 1998
PresidentVáclav Havel
Preceded byMilan Uhde
Succeeded byVáclav Klaus
Leader of the Social Democratic Party
In office
28 February 1993 – 7 April 2001
Preceded byJiří Horák
Succeeded byVladimír Špidla
Personal details
Born (1944-09-28) 28 September 1944 (age 79)
Kolín, Bohemia and Moravia
(now Czech Republic)
Political partyCommunist Party (1968–70)
Social Democratic Party (1992–2009)
Party of Civic Rights (2009–present)
Alma materUniversity of Economics, Prague

Miloš Zeman (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmɪloʃ ˈzɛman]  ( 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".

In October 2021, Zeman was hospitalized at a military hospital in Prague because of diabetic neuropathy.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Czech President in intensive care after holding talks on dramatic election
  2. "Report: President Zeman's health condition very good – Prague Monitor". Prague Monitor. Archived from the original on 2020-10-26. Retrieved 2021-10-11.

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