Zuzana Čaputová

president of Slovakia

Zuzana Čaputová (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈzuzana ˈtʃaputɔʋaː]; née Strapáková; born 21 June 1973) is a Slovak politician, lawyer and activist. She is the 5th President of Slovakia who took office on 15 June 2019.

Zuzana Čaputová
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5th President of Slovakia
Assumed office
15 June 2019
Prime MinisterPeter Pellegrini
Igor Matovič
Preceded byAndrej Kiska
Personal details
Born
Zuzana Strapáková

(1973-06-21) 21 June 1973 (age 47)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)
Political partyProgressive Slovakia (2017–present)
Children2
EducationComenius University

Čaputová is the first woman to hold the presidency, as well as the youngest president in the history of Slovakia, at age 45.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Santora, Marc; Germanova, Miroslava (2019-03-30). "Zuzana Caputova Is Elected Slovakia's First Female President". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-03-31.