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Alberts Kviesis (22 December 1881 in Tērvete Parish – 9 August 1944 in Riga) was a Latvian politician and the third President of Latvia.
Anatolijs Gorbunovs, also known as Anatoly Valeryanovich Gorbunov (Анато́лий Валериа́нович Горбуно́в) (born February 10, 1942 in Pilda parish, Ludza municipality, Latvia), is a Latvian politician who served as the Chairman of the Supreme Soviet during the final years of the Soviet regime in Latvia and as Chairman of the Supreme Council of Latvia during the first years after the country regained its independence.
Andris Bērziņš (born 10 December 1944) is a Latvian businessman and politician who was President of Latvia from 2011 to 2015.
Augusts Kirhenšteins, formerly spelt Kirchenšteins (18 September 1872 in Mazsalaca – 3 November 1963 in Riga), was a Latvian microbiologist and educator.
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms.
A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.
The Constitution of Latvia (Satversme) is the fundamental law of the Republic of Latvia.
The Democratic Centre (Demokrātiskais Centrs), officially the Democratic Centre and Non-Partisan Public Workers (Demokrātiskais centrs un bezpartejiskie sabiedriskie darbinieki),Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, p1130 was a political party in Latvia in the inter-war period.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
Guntis Ulmanis (born September 13, 1939) is a Latvian politician and was the fifth President of Latvia from 1993 to 1999.
Gustavs Zemgals (12 August 1871, Džūkste parish, Courland Governorate – 6 January 1939) was a Latvian politician and the second President of Latvia.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
Jānis Čakste (14 September 1859 in Lielsesava (now Viesturi parish), Latvia – 14 March 1927 in Riga, Latvia) was a Latvian politician and lawyer who served as the first head of an independent Latvian state as the Chairman of the People's Council (1918–1920), the Speaker of the Constitutional Assembly (1920–1922), and as the first President of Latvia (1922–1927).
Kārlis Augusts Vilhelms Ulmanis (September 4, 1877 in Bērze, Bērze Parish, Courland Governorate, Russian Empire – September 20, 1942 in Krasnovodsk prison, Soviet Union, now Türkmenbaşy, Turkmenistan) was one of the most prominent Latvian politicians of pre-World War II Latvia during the interwar period of independence from November 1918 to June 1940.
Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
The Centre party Latvian Farmers' Union (Centriskā partija Latvijas Zemnieku savienība, LZS) is a centrist and agrarian political party in Latvia.
The Latvian Green Party (Latvijas Zaļā partija, LZP) is a green political party in Latvia.
The Latvian National Armed Forces (Nacionālie Bruņotie Spēki) are the armed forces of the Republic of Latvia.
Indirect presidential elections were held in Latvia on 3 June 2015.
The Latvian Social Democratic Workers' Party (Latvijas Sociāldemokrātiskā Strādnieku Partija, LSDSP) is a social-democratic political party in Latvia.
Latvian Way (Latvijas Ceļš) was a conservative-liberal political party in Latvia.
The Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic was the highest official in the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, which was in turn a part of the Soviet Union.
The following is a list of rulers over Lithuania—grand dukes, kings, and presidents—the heads of authority over historical Lithuanian territory.
These are lists of incumbents (individuals holding offices or positions), including heads of states or of subnational entities.
The Popular Front of Latvia (Latvijas Tautas fronte) was a political organisation in Latvia in late 1980s and early 1990s which led Latvia to its independence from the Soviet Union.
The President of the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariigi President) is the head of state of the Republic of Estonia.
The Prime Minister of Latvia (Ministru prezidents) is the most powerful member of the Government of Latvia, and presides over the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers.
Raimonds Vējonis (Rájmonds Véjonis; born 15 June 1966) is the current President of Latvia, in office since 2015.
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Riga Castle (Rīgas pils) is a castle on the banks of River Daugava in Riga, the capital of Latvia.
The Saeima is the parliament of the Republic of Latvia.
The Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940 refers, according to the European Court of Human Rights,European Court of Human Rights cases on Occupation of Baltic States the Government of Latvia, at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia the United States Department of State, at state.gov and the European Union, by EU to the military occupation of the Republic of Latvia by the Soviet Union ostensibly under the provisions of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact with Nazi Germany.
The Speaker of the Saeima (Saeimas priekšsēdētājs, literally: Chairperson of the Saeima) is the speaker of the Parliament of Latvia, the Saeima.
Tautas padome — People's Council or People's Council of Latvia was a temporary council which declared Latvia's independence on November 18, 1918 and then acted as a temporary parliament until a Constitutional Assembly (Satversmes sapulce) was elected.
Union of Greens and Farmers (Zaļo un Zemnieku savienība, ZZS) is a green conservative and agrarian political alliance in Latvia.
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (born 1 December 1937) is a Latvian politician who served as the sixth President of Latvia and the first female President of Latvia.
Valdis Zatlers (born 22 March 1955) is a Latvian politician and former physician who served as the seventh president of Latvia from 2007 to 2011.