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Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš
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14th Prime Minister of Latvia
Assumed office
23 January 2019
President Raimonds Vējonis
Egils Levits
Preceded by Māris Kučinskis
Member of the European Parliament for Latvia
In office
14 July 2009 – 23 January 2019
Minister for Economics of Latvia
In office
2 December 2004 – 7 April 2006
Prime Minister Aigars Kalvītis
Preceded by Juris Lujāns
Succeeded by Aigars Štokenbergs
Personal details
Born 13 December 1964 (1964-12-13) (age 56)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Citizenship Latvian, American
Nationality Latvian
Political party New Era Party (2002–2011)
Unity (2011–present)
Spouse(s) Anda Kariņa
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Profession Linguist

Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš (born 13 December 1964) is an American-born Latvian linguist, businessman, and politician. He was Minister of Economics and Member of the European Parliament. He is the 14th and current Prime Minister of Latvia since January 2019.

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