How many presidents are there in Latvia?

How many presidents are there in Latvia?

List of the presidents

No. Name (Birth–Death) Term of office
7 Valdis Zatlers (born 1955) 8 July 2007
8 Andris Bērziņš (born 1944) 8 July 2011
9 Raimonds Vējonis (born 1966) 8 July 2015
10 Egils Levits (born 1955) 8 July 2019

Has Latvia had a female President?

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (born 1 December 1937) is a Latvian politician who served as the sixth President of Latvia from 1999 to 2007. She is the first woman to hold the post. She was elected President of Latvia in 1999 and re-elected for the second term in 2003.

Who was the first President of Latvia?

Jānis Čakste
2021. Jānis Čakste was the President of the Republic of Latvia within a period from 1922 to 1927. He was the first President of the Republic of Latvia and his task was to represent the new Latvian state.

Who is in power in Latvia?

Executive branch

Office Name Since
President Egils Levits 8 July 2019
Prime Minister Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš 23 January 2019

Is Latvia a communist country?

On May 4, a national holiday in Latvia marking the declaration of independence in 1990, Latvia marked 25 years since the end of communism in the country.

Who is prime minister of Latvia?

Arturs Krišjānis KariņšSince 2019
Latvia/Prime minister
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S. Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš (born 13 December 1964) is an American-Latvian politician currently serving as the Prime Minister of Latvia. A linguist and businessperson by profession, he previously served as Latvia’s Minister of Economics and a Member of the European Parliament.

Who is the current president of Latvia?

Raimonds Vējonis (Rájmonds Véjonis; born 15 June 1966) is the current President of Latvia, in office since 2015.

Who are the leaders of Latvia?

Egils Levits , President of Latvia (elected on May 29, 2019) Egils Levits (born 30 June 1955) is a Latvian lawyer, political scientist and judge who is the President of Latvia since July 8, 2019. He has been a Member of the European Court of Justice since 2004. During the late Soviet-era he was a

What type of government does Latvia have?

Foreign relations. The politics of Latvia takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. The President holds a primarily ceremonial role as Head of State. Executive power is exercised by the government.

What kind of economic system does Latvia have?

The economy of Latvia is an open economy in Northern Europe and is part of the European Union’s (EU) single market. Latvia is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since 1999, a member of the European Union since 2004, a member of the Eurozone since 2014 and a member of the OECD since 2016.