Category: Europe Leaders
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 »


Chancellor of Austria

Christian Kern, Chancellor of Austria Christian Kern (born 4 January 1966) is the incumbent Chancellor of Austria and chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ). A business journalist by profession, the member of Austria’s Social Democratic Party served as spokesman of the SPÖ’s parliamentary group leader in the mid-1990s, before he became...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 »

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal

President of Portugal

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal (elected on Jan 24, 2016) Born in Lisbon, he is the eldest son of Baltasar Rebelo de Sousa and wife Maria das Neves Fernandes Duarte. He is named after Marcelo Caetano, who was to be his godfather. Previously he was a government minister and Member of Parliament, a...Read More »

Djene Kaba Condé, first lady of Guinea

First Lady of Guinea

Djene Kaba Condé, first lady of Guinea (wife of Alpha Conde) Hadja Djene Kaba Condé (born in Kankan, Guinea) is the wife of the President of Guinea Alpha Condé and the current First Lady of Guinea. She has three children. She studied at University Paris VII in France, Master of Information Science and Communication. She...Read More »

Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko, President of Belarus

President of Belarus

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus (Re-elected with 84.1% on Oct 11, 2015) Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko is one of the most well-known politicians of the present-day Belarus. He had not belonged to the Communist Party or government nomenclature, nor had he held any posts in the top power hierarchy. He belongs to a group of statesmen, whose...Read More »

Andrzej Duda, President of Poland

President of Poland

Andrzej Duda, President of Poland (Elected on May 24, 2015. Takes office on Aug 6, 2015) Andrzej Sebastian Duda (Polish pronunciation: [ˈandʐɛj ˈduda] ( listen); born 16 May 1972) is the President-elect of Poland. He is a lawyer and a Member of the European Parliament. The candidate of the Law and Justice party for...Read More »

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 »

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia

President of Croatia

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia (since Feb 19, 2015) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (pronounced [kȏlǐndǎ gr̩abâr̩ kitǎːr̩oʋit͡ɕ]; born 29 April 1968) is a Croatian politician serving as President of Croatia since February 2015. From 2011 to 2014 she served as Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy at NATO under secretaries Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Jens Stoltenberg. She...Read More »