Ivan Gašparovič

Slovak politician and lawyer

Ivan Gašparovič (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈiʋaŋ ˈɡaʃparɔʋitʃ]; born 27 March 1941) is a Slovak politician and lawyer. He was President of Slovakia from 2004 to 2014.[1][2] He was also the first Slovak president to be re-elected.

Ivan Gašparovič

3rd President of Slovakia
In office
15 June 2004 – 15 June 2014
Prime MinisterMikuláš Dzurinda
Robert Fico
Iveta Radičová
Robert Fico
Preceded byRudolf Schuster
Succeeded byAndrej Kiska
In office
14 July 1998 – 30 October 1998
Acting
Served with Vladimír Mečiar
Prime MinisterVladimír Mečiar
Preceded byMichal Kováč
Succeeded byMikuláš Dzurinda (Acting)
Jozef Migaš (Acting)
Speaker of the National Council
In office
1 January 1993 – 30 October 1998
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJozef Migaš
In office
23 June 1992 – 29 October 1998
Preceded byFrantišek Mikloško
Succeeded byJozef Migaš
Member of the National Council
In office
23 June 1992 – 15 October 2002
Personal details
Born (1941-03-27) 27 March 1941 (age 83)
Poltár, Slovak Republic
Political partyCommunist Party (1968)
People's Party – Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (1992-2002)
Movement for Democracy (2002–present)
Spouse(s)Silvia Beníková
Children2
Alma materComenius University
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References

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  1. Report fom MTI, 23 August 2011, retrieved 13 September 2012
  2. Maďarom sa nepáči prezidentov názor na Esterházyho Retrieved 9 June 2014.

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