Danilo Türk

President of Slovenia

Danilo Türk (pronounced [daˈníːlɔ ˈtýɾk]; born 19 February 1952) is a Slovenian politician. He was President of Slovenia from 2007 to 2012.

Danilo Türk
Danilo Türk 2011.jpg
3rd President of Slovenia
In office
23 December 2007 – 22 December 2012
Prime MinisterJanez Janša
Borut Pahor
Janez Janša
Preceded byJanez Drnovšek
Succeeded byBorut Pahor
Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
1991–2000
PresidentMilan Kučan
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byErnest Petrič
Personal details
Born (1952-02-19) 19 February 1952 (age 68)
Maribor, Yugoslavia
(now Slovenia)
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Barbara Miklič Türk
Children1
Alma materUniversity of Ljubljana
University of Belgrade
WebsiteOfficial website

In 2016, Türk was an unsuccessful candidate for the post of Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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