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Birkavs, Valdis

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Latvian
Categories: Politician


1942 - Valdis Birkavs was born on the 28th of in Riga, Latvia. Latvian politician.

1990 - First elected to the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Latvia as a member of the Popular Front of Latvia.

1992 - He was the deputy chairman of the Legislative Committee and deputy chairman of the Supreme Council.

1993 - Birkavs became the prime minister of Latvia.

         - Elected as deputy of the 5th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia

1994 - He was the foreign minister and deputy prime minister in the government headed by Maris Gailis.

1997 - He maintained his office in Prime Minister Guntars Krasts' government.

1998 - Birkavs was once again elected to the parliament and named foreign minister in November under the government headed by Vilis Kristopans.


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