Rudolf Schuster

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Rudolf Schuster
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2nd President of Slovakia
In office
15 June 1999 – 15 June 2004
Prime MinisterMikuláš Dzurinda
Preceded byMichal Kováč
Succeeded byIvan Gašparovič
Member of the National Council
In office
30 October 1998 – 15 June 1999
Mayor of Košice
In office
1994 – 15 June 1999
Speaker of the National Council
In office
30 November 1989 – 26 June 1990
Preceded byViliam Šalgovič
Succeeded byFrantišek Mikloško
Personal details
Born (1934-01-04) 4 January 1934 (age 85)
Košice, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)
Political partyIndependent (1999–present)
Other political
affiliations
Communist Party (1964–1990)
Party of Civic Understanding (1998–1999)
Spouse(s)Irena Schusterová Trojáková(Died 2008)
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Rudolf Schuster (born 4 January 1934) is a Slovakian politician. He was the President of Slovakia from 1999 to 2004. He was elected on 29 May 1999. In the April 2004 election, he lost to Ivan Gašparovič.[1] He received only 7.4% of the vote.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. a.s, Petit Press (21 June 2004). "Schuster gone for good?". spectator.sme.sk.
  2. Roger East, Richard Thomas (2003). Profiles of People in Power: the world's government leaders. Routledge (UK). ISBN 1-85743-126-X.