Category: Europe Leaders
Mustafa Akıncı, President of Northern Cyprus

President of Northern Cyprus

Mustafa Akıncı, President of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Akıncı (Turkish pronunciation: [born 28 December 1947) is a Turkish Cypriot politician serving as the current President of Northern Cyprus. He took office in April 2015. An architect by profession, Akıncı became the first elected mayor of the Nicosia Turkish Municipality in 1976 at the age of...Read More »

Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece

Prime Minister of Greece

Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece (since Jan 26, 2015) Alexis Tsipras (Greek: Αλέξης Τσίπρας Greek pronunciation: [a.ˈle.ksis ˈt͡si.pras]; born 28 July 1974) is a Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece since 26 January 2015 and leader of Syriza since 2009. He was first elected to the Greek Parliament in 2009, and was the Party...Read More »

Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania

President of Romania

Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania (since Dec 21, 2014) Klaus Werner Iohannis (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈkla.us joˈhanis], German: [ˈklaʊ̯s joˈhanɪs]; also spelled Johannis; born 13 June 1959) is the current President of Romania. He became leader of the National Liberal Party in 2014, after having served as leader of the Democratic Forum of Germans...Read More »

Prime Minister of Sweden

Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden (since October 3, 2014) Kjell Stefan Löfven was born in Stockholm, on 21 July 1957. He was placed in an orphanage 10 months after his birth. Löfven was later looked after by a foster family from Sunnersta, Sollefteå. According to the agreement with this family, his birth mother would...Read More »

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta

President of Malta

Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta (since Apr 4, 2014) Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca was elected President of the Republic of Malta on the 4th April 2014. A Parliamentary resolution on 1st April 2014, approved her nomination as the ninth President of Malta. At the age of 55, Coleiro Preca is the youngest serving President...Read More »

Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway

Prime Minister of Norway

Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway (since Oct 16, 2013) Erna Solberg (born 24 February 1961) is a Norwegian politician who has been leader of the Conservative Party since 2004 and Prime Minister of Norway since October 2013. Solberg has served as a member of the Storting since 1989 and served as Minister of...Read More »

Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, Pope Franciscus, Head of Vatican City

Head of Vatican City

Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, Pope Franciscus, Head of Vatican City (since Mar 13, 2013) The first Pope of the Americas Jorge Mario Bergoglio hails from Argentina. The 76-year-old Jesuit Archbishop of Buenos Aires is a prominent figure throughout the continent, yet remains a simple pastor who is deeply loved by his diocese, throughout which he...Read More »

King Albert II, King of Belgium

King of Belgium

Philippe Leopold Ludwig Maria, 7th King of Belgium (since Jul 21, 2013) Philippe or Filip (born 15 April 1960) is the seventh King of the Belgians, having ascended the throne on 21 July 2013, following his father’s abdication. He is the eldest child of King Albert II, whom he succeeded upon Albert’s abdication for...Read More »

Polish President Kaczynski Killed in Plane Crush – Bronislaw Komorowski Becomes Acting President

Bronislaw Komorowski, Acting President of Poland After President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, was killed in a plane crush on April 10, 2010, the marshal of the Sejm (Polish Parliament), Bronislaw Komorowski, became Acting President. Bronislaw Komorowski was born on June 4, 1952 in Oborniki Slaskie, near Wroclaw, a family with strong traditions of independence...Read More »

Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Gordon Brown, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Gordon Brown was born in 1951 and went to school in Kirkcaldy. He studied at Edinburgh University, where he gained a PhD and was elected the youngest ever Rector. In 1983 Gordon Brown was elected to Parliament. Today, as MP for the constituency where he...Read More »

Danilo Türk, President of Slovenia

President of Slovenia

Dr. Danilo Türk, President of Slovenia Dr Danilo Türk was born on 19 February 1952 in Maribor, Slovenia. He studied at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he obtained his law degree (1975) with a dissertation on “Procedural bases for enforcement of the rights of Slovenian and Croatian minorities in Austria...Read More »