Victor Ponta (b. 20 September 1972, Bucharest) is a Romanian politician. He was president of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) from February 2010 until July 2015 when he resigned. On 7 May 2012, he became Prime Minister of Romania. He resigned on 5 November 2015.
|Prime-Minister of Romania|
7 May 2012 – 5 November 2015
|Vice PM||Florin Georgescu|
|Preceded by||Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu|
|Succeeded by||Sorin Cîmpeanu|
He studied law in Bucharest, finishing in 1995. He was PSD's candidate for the Romanian presidential elections in 2014, but since then has left the Social Democratic Party and created his own party which he called the Pro Romania Party.
- "Romania opposition leader to become PM". france24.com. 28 April 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2012.