Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
1952 - Born on the 2nd of January in Salaca Village, Limbazi, Latvia.
1970 - He graduated from Riga First Secondary School.
1975 - He graduated with a degree in biology in University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia.
1976 - He worked as a research associate at the scientific production association "Silava".
1986 - He received his Doctor of Philosophy in University of Latvia.
1987 - He served as a head of its labor protection laboratory.
1990 - He became one of founders of Latvian Green Party.
1993 - He was included on the Green ticket for the 5th Saeima elections.
- He was appointed special assignments minister of natural protection in Ministry of Environmental
Protection and Regional Development in the government.
1994 - He held the office in the government.
1996 - He was awarded the Three Star Order (3rd category).
1998 - He was appointed head of a task force to prepare a development program for Latvia's small ports.
- He assumed the post of Prime Minister Vilis Kristopans' non-staff advisor on environmental protection
2004 - He became the prime minister of Latvia.
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