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Ivan Gašparovič

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3rd President of Slovakia
In office
15 June 2004 – 15 June 2014
Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda
Robert Fico
Iveta Radičová
Robert Fico
Preceded by Rudolf Schuster
Succeeded by Andrej Kiska
In office
14 July 1998 – 30 October 1998
Acting
Served with Vladimír Mečiar
Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar
Preceded by Michal Kováč
Succeeded by Mikuláš Dzurinda (Acting)
Jozef Migaš (Acting)
Speaker of the National Council
In office
1 January 1993 – 30 October 1998
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Jozef Migaš
In office
23 June 1992 – 29 October 1998
Preceded by František Mikloško
Succeeded by Jozef Migaš
Member of the National Council
In office
23 June 1992 – 15 October 2002
Personal details
Born 27 March 1941 (1941-03-27) (age 79)
Poltár, Slovak Republic
Political party Communist Party (1968)
People's Party – Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (1992-2002)
Movement for Democracy (2002–present)
Spouse(s) Silvia Beníková
Children 2
Alma mater Comenius University
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Ivan Gašparovič (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈiʋaŋ ˈɡaʃparɔʋitʃ]; born 27 March 1941) is a Slovak politician and lawyer. He was President of Slovakia from 2004 to 2014. He was also the first Slovak president to be re-elected.

Honours and awards

  •  Slovakia : Order of the White Double Cross
  •  Slovakia : Order of Ľudovít Štúr
  •  Slovakia : Pribina Cross
  •  Slovakia : Cross of Milan Rastislav Štefánik
  •  Slovakia : Order of Andrej Hlinka



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