Ruth Dreifuss

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Ruth Dreifuss
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President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 1999 – 31 December 1999
Vice President Adolf Ogi
Preceded by Flavio Cotti
Succeeded by Adolf Ogi
Vice President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 1998 – 31 December 1998
President Flavio Cotti
Preceded by Flavio Cotti
Succeeded by Adolf Ogi
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
10 March 1993 – 31 December 2002
Preceded by Flavio Cotti
Succeeded by Pascal Couchepin
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
In office
1 April 1993 – 31 December 2002
Preceded by René Felber
Succeeded by Micheline Calmy-Rey
Personal details
Born (1940-01-09) 9 January 1940 (age 78)
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Political party Social Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Geneva

Ruth Dreifuss (born 9 January 1940) is a Swiss politician. She was a member of the Swiss Federal Council from (1993–2002), representing the Canton of Geneva. In 1970 she received a Master of Economics from the University of Geneva. She was a member of the Social Democratic Party.

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Political offices
Preceded by
René Felber
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1993–2002
Succeeded by
Micheline Calmy-Rey
Preceded by
Flavio Cotti
Minister of Home Affairs
1993–2002
Succeeded by
Pascal Couchepin
Preceded by
Flavio Cotti
Vice President of Switzerland
1998
Succeeded by
Adolf Ogi
President of Switzerland
1999