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Petro Poroshenko

Ukrainian businessman and politician

Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko (Ukrainian: Петро Олексійович Порошенко; born 26 September 1965 in Bolhrad[1]) is a Ukrainian billionaire businessman. He became President of Ukraine on 7 June 2014. He lost his re-election in 2019 to comedian Volodymyr Zelensky.

Petro Poroshenko
Петро Порошенко
Petro Poroshenko February 2015.jpg
President of Ukraine
In office
7 June 2014 – 20 May 2019
Prime MinisterArseniy Yatsenyuk
Volodymyr Groysman
Preceded byOleksandr Turchynov (Acting)
Succeeded byVolodymyr Zelensky
2nd Minister of Trade and Economic Development
In office
23 March 2012 – 24 December 2012
Prime MinisterMykola Azarov
Preceded byAndriy Klyuyev
Succeeded byIhor Prasolov
9th Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
9 October 2009 – 11 March 2010
Prime MinisterYulia Tymoshenko
Oleksandr Turchynov (Acting)
Preceded byVolodymyr Khandohiy
Succeeded byKostyantyn Gryshchenko
4th Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council
In office
8 February 2005 – 8 September 2005
PresidentViktor Yushchenko
Preceded byVolodymyr Radchenko
Succeeded byAnatoliy Kinakh
Personal details
Born
Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko

(1965-09-26) 26 September 1965 (age 54)
Bolhrad, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyIndependent
Other political
affiliations
Solidarity (2001–present)
Social Democratic Party
(Before 2001)
Our Ukraine-People's Self-defence Bloc (2002–2012)
Spouse(s)Maryna Poroshenko
ChildrenOlexiy
Yevheniya
Oleksandra
Mykhaylo
Alma materNational University of Kyiv
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Petro Poroshenko Net Worth". The Richest. Archived from the original on 22 August 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2014.