Valdis Zatlers

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Valdis Zatlers
Valdis Zatlers in 2011.jpg
7th President of Latvia
In office
8 July 2007 – 8 July 2011
Prime MinisterAigars Kalvītis
Ivars Godmanis
Valdis Dombrovskis
Preceded byVaira Vīķe-Freiberga
Succeeded byAndris Bērziņš
Personal details
Born (1955-03-22) 22 March 1955 (age 68)
Riga, Latvia
Political partyIndependent (Before 2011)
Reform Party (2011–present)
Spouse(s)Lilita Zatlere
Alma materRiga Stradiņš University

Valdis Zatlers (born 22 March 1955) is a Latvian politician. He was the seventh President of Latvia from 2007 to 2011. He won the Latvian presidential election of 31 May 2007.[1] He became President of Latvia on 8 July 2007[2] and left office on 7 July 2011 after failing to win reelection for a second term.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Latvia elects doctor as president". BBC News. 31 May 2007. Retrieved 1 June 2007.
  2. "Unknown surgeon elected president". The Baltic Times. 6 June 2007. Retrieved 12 June 2007.