Category: Europe Leaders
Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy

Prime Minister of Italy

Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy (since Dec 12, 2016) A descendant of Count Gentiloni Silveri, he is related to the Italian politician Vincenzo Ottorino Gentiloni, leader of the conservative Catholic Electoral Union and a key ally of the long-time Prime Minister Giovanni Giolitti. He has the title of Nobile of Filottrano, Nobile of...Read More »

Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland

President of Switzerland

Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland (elected on Dec 7, 2016) From 1 August 2006 till 31 October 2010 she was head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (the Swiss commerce minister). Since 1 November 2010 she is head of the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications. She was elected President of...Read More »

Rumen Radev, President of Bulgaria (elected on Nov 13, 2016)

President of Bulgaria

Rumen Radev, President of Bulgaria (elected on Nov 13, 2016) The President of Bulgaria is the head of state of Bulgaria and the commander-in-chief of the Military of Bulgaria. The official residence of the President is at Boyana Residence, Sofia. After the completion of the second round of voting, candidate Rumen Radev was elected...Read More »

Igor Dodon, President of Moldova

President of Moldova

Igor Dodon, President of Moldova (elected on Nov 13, 2013) Igor Dodon, born 18 February 1975, is a Moldovan politician who has been President of Moldova since 23 December 2016. Previously he was leader of the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova. He served as Minister of Trade and Economics in the...Read More »

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Iceland

President of Iceland

Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, President of Iceland (elected on Jun 25, 2016 with 39.1% of the vote) Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson (born 26 June 1968) is the current President of Iceland. He took office on 1 August 2016, after receiving the most votes in the 2016 election. A historian, he was a docent at the University of Iceland until...Read More »

Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland

Prime Minister of Ireland

Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland (re-elected on May 6, 2016) Enda Kenny (born 24 April 1951) is an Irish politician, leader of Fine Gael since 2002, and Taoiseach since March 2011. He is also Ireland’s Minister for Defence since 6 May 2016. He was a two-term Vice-President of the European People’s Party and...Read More »

Hashim Thaçi, President of Kosovo

President of Kosovo

Hashim Thaçi, President of Kosovo (elected on Feb 26, 2016; takes office on Apr 7, 2016) Born 24 April 1968. Hashim was the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo and the Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in the new cabinet led by Isa Mustafa, which assumed office on 12 December 2014....Read More »