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Official portrait, 2013
|Prime Minister of Liechtenstein
27 March 2013 – 25 March 2021
|Member of the Landtag
11 February 2001 – March 2004
11 February 1964
|Progressive Citizens' Party
|University of St. Gallen
Early life, family and education
Born to Arthur and Liselotte Hasler, Adrian Hasler was raised in Vaduz, one of three sons. He earned his Matura, the general qualification for university entrance, in 1984 at the Liechtenstein secondary school in Vaduz. Subsequently, he started studying business administration with an area of expertise in finance and accounting at the University of St. Gallen, where he graduated in 1991.
Hasler worked as head of controlling in the business division Thin Films of Balzers AG. From 1996 until 2004, he was head of Group Finance and deputy-director of the Verwaltungs- und Privat-Bank in Vaduz.
He was elected in 2001 to the Landtag of Liechtenstein as a member of the Progressive Citizens' Party. In March 2004, he resigned to become the new chief of the Liechtenstein National Police. On 1 April 2004 he therefore replaced the interim police chief Martin Meyer. Marco Ospelt succeeded him as a Member of Parliament. In 2012, he was selected as the FBP candidate for Prime Minister for the parliamentary elections in 2013. The party won the election.
Hasler became nation's 13th Prime Minister on 27 March 2013. As Prime Minister he was not only head of government of Liechtenstein, but also Minister for General Government Affairs and Finance. On 25 March 2021, Daniel Risch took over office as the nation's next prime minister.
Hasler married on 28 May 2003 to Gudrun Elkuch (born 5 September 1973), a member of the Krisens Intervention Team Liechtenstein. They have two sons Pascal and Luis.
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