Victor Ponta

Prime Minister of Romania between 2012 and 2015

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.[1] He resigned on 5 November 2015.

Victor Ponta
Prime-Minister of Romania
In office
7 May 2012 – 5 November 2015
PresidentTraian Băsescu
Vice PMFlorin Georgescu
Preceded byMihai Răzvan Ungureanu
Succeeded bySorin 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.


  1. "Romania opposition leader to become PM". 28 April 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2012.



Victor Ponta's official site