Dalia Grybauskaitė facts for kids
|President of Lithuania|
12 July 2009
|Prime Minister||Andrius Kubilius
|Preceded by||Valdas Adamkus|
|European Commissioner for Financial Programming and the Budget|
22 November 2004 – 1 July 2009
|President||José Manuel Barroso|
|Preceded by||Michaele Schreyer
Markos Kyprianou (Budget)
|Succeeded by||Algirdas Šemeta|
|European Commissioner for Education and Culture|
1 May 2004 – 11 November 2004
Served with Viviane Reding
|Preceded by||Viviane Reding|
|Succeeded by||Ján Figeľ (Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism)|
|Born||1 March 1956
Vilnius, Soviet Union
|Alma mater||Zhdanov University
Dalia Grybauskaitė (born 1 March 1956) is a Lithuanian politician. She became the President of Lithuania on 12 July 2009. She was re-elected in May 2014. She is the country's first female President and the first to be elected for a second term.
She was Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Finance, also European Commissioner for Financial Programming and the Budget from 2004 to 2009. She is often referred to as the "Iron Lady" or the "Steel Magnolia".
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Grybauskaitė in Vilnius, 7 September 2013
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