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Victor Ponta

Prime minister of Romania 2012-2015

Victor Ponta (b. 20 September 1972, Bucharest) is a Romanian politician. He is president of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). On 7 May 2012, he became Prime Minister of Romania.[1]. He resigned on 4 November 2015

Victor Ponta
Victor Ponta Feb 2014 (cropped).jpg
In office
7 May 2012 – 4 November 2015
PresidentTraian Basescu
Prime MinisterVictor Ponta
Vice PMFlorin Georgescu

He studied law in Bucharest, finishing in 1995. He is PSD's candidate for the Romanian presidential elections in 2014.


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


Victor Ponta's official site