Category: Europe Leaders
Raul Khadjimba, President of Abkhazia (since Sept 25, 2014)

President of Abkhazia

Raul Khadjimba, President of Abkhazia (since Sept 25, 2014; re-elected on Sept 8, 2019) A former KGB agent, Khadjimba had previously served as both deputy prime minister (2001–2002) and defence minister (since 12 December 2002), before succeeding Gennady Gagulia as Prime Minister on 22 April 2003. He remained Prime Minister until October 2004. He had...Read More »

Egils Levits, President of Latvia

President 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...Read More »

Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania

President of Lithuania

Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania From 1982 to 1987 he studied in Vilnius University, Faculty of Industrial Economics and from 1987 to 1989 in the Faculty of Economics. From 1990 to 1992 he did a practice at the University of Mannheim in Germany under the DAAD scholarship. He defended his PhD thesis “Income Policy...Read More »

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President of Ukraine

President of Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President of Ukraine (elected with 73% of the vote in a run-off on Apr 21, 2019) Born on 25 January 1978, Zelenskiy is a Ukrainian politician, screenwriter, actor, comedian and director. Prior to his political career, he obtained a degree in law and created the company Kvartal 95, which produces films, cartoons...Read More »

Zuzana Čaputová, President of Slovakia

President of Slovakia

Zuzana Čaputová, President of Slovakia (takes office on Jun 15, 2019) Born 21 June 1973, Zuzana is a Slovak politician, lawyer, and activist who is the president-elect of Slovakia, due to take office on 15 June 2019. Čaputová will be the first woman to hold the presidency, as well as the youngest president in...Read More »

Ueli Maurer, President of Switzerland

President of Switzerland

Ueli Maurer, President of Switzerland (since Jan 1, 2019) Ulrich “Ueli” Maurer (born 1 December 1950) is a member of the Swiss Federal Council. Formerly head of the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports (the Swiss defence minister), Maurer has been the head of the Federal Department of Finance (the Swiss...Read More »

Salome Zurabishvili, President of Georgia

President of Georgia

Salome Zurabishvili, President of Georgia (On Nov 28, 2018 wins 59.5% of the vote) Salome Zurabishvili (born 18 March 1952) is a French-born Georgian politician who is the President-Elect of Georgia, due to take office on 16 December 2018. She will become the first woman to hold the office in a permanent capacity (with Speaker...Read More »