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Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga

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Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga

6th President of Latvia
In office
8 July 1999 – 8 July 2007
Prime MinisterVilis Krištopans
Andris Šķēle
Andris Bērziņš
Einars Repše
Indulis Emsis
Aigars Kalvītis
Preceded byGuntis Ulmanis
Succeeded byValdis Zatlers
Personal details
Vaira Vīķe

(1937-12-01) 1 December 1937 (age 86)
Riga, Latvia
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Imants Freibergs
Alma materUniversity of Toronto
McGill University

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (born 1 December 1937) is a Latvian politician. She was the sixth President of Latvia and the first female President of Latvia. She was elected President of Latvia in 1999 and re-elected for the second term in 2003.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. (in English) "Curriculum vitae of Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (until 1999)". Chancery of the President of Latvia. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-09-06.