President of Kosovo


Atifete JahjagaAtifete Jahjaga

Date of Birth: 20 April 1975
Birth Place: Dakovica, Kosovo
Political Party: Independent
Arrival in Power: 7 April 2011
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Atifete Jahjaga was born in Dakovica, Kosovo, in 1975. Atifete Jahjaga is the current President of Kosovo. Atifete Jahjaga studied law at the University of Pristina, she also studied at the University of Leicester. Atifete Jahjaga had a distinguished police career before becoming a presidential candidate in 2011. Atifete Jahjaga was elected as President by the Parliament of Kosovo on April 7th 2011.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atifete_Jahjaga

Updated on: December 28th, 2013

Prime Minister of Kosovo


Hashim ThaciHashim Thaci

Date of Birth: 24 April 1968
Birth Place: Srbica, Kosovo
Political Party: Democratic Party of Kosovo
Arrival in Power: 9 January 2008
Religion: Sunni Muslim
Profession: NA

Biography:


Hashim Thaci was born in Srbica, Kosovo, in 1968. Hashim Thaci is the current Prime Minister of Kosovo. Hashim Thaci studied philosophy and history at the University of Pristina, he also studied at the University of Zurich. Hashim Thaci played an active role in Kosovo's liberation movement, and was also a member of the Kosovo Liberation Army. Due to this association to the KLA and his high ranking, he has been accused of being involved in the groups illegal fundraising activities, however these allegations haven't been proven.


Hashim Thaci was elected in 2007, when he formed a governing coalition. One of his key promises was to declare the independence of Kosovo. On February 17th 2008 he came through on his promise and Kosovo declared its independence, so far Kosovo is recognized by most large western countries, but still lacks recognition from key players most notably Russia.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashim_Tha%C3%A7i

Updated on: December 28th, 2013

Former President of Kosovo


Fatmir SejdiuFatmir Sejdiu

Date of Birth: 23 October 1951
Birth Place: Pakastica, Kosovo
Political Party: Democratic League of Kosovo
Arrival in Power: 10 February 2006
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

Biography:


Fatmir Sejdiu was born in Pakastica, Kosovo, in 1951. Fatmir Sejdiu was the President of Kosovo. Fatmir Sejdiu studied law at the University of Pristina, where he also earned a PhD. Before joining politics and during his career as a parliamentarian he was a lecturer at the University of Pristina. Fatmir Sejdiu first became president in 2006, when the previous president Ibrahim Rugova died of lung cancer. Fatmir Sejdiu was re-elected in 2008.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatmir_Sejdiu

Updated on: December 28th, 2013