Currently alive, at 63 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.