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Jiří Rusnok
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Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
In office
10 July 2013 – 29 January 2014
President Miloš Zeman
Deputy Jan Fischer
Martin Pecina
Preceded by Petr Nečas
Succeeded by Bohuslav Sobotka
Minister of Industry and Trade
In office
15 July 2002 – 19 March 2003
Prime Minister Vladimír Špidla
Preceded by Miroslav Grégr
Succeeded by Milan Urban
Minister of Finance
In office
13 April 2001 – 15 July 2002
Prime Minister Miloš Zeman
Preceded by Pavel Mertlík
Succeeded by Bohuslav Sobotka
Personal details
Born 16 October 1960 (1960-10-16) (age 60)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Political party Independent (2010–present)
Other political
Social Democratic Party (1998–2010)
Alma mater University of Economics, Prague

Jiří Rusnok (born 16 October 1960) is a Czech politician and economist. He was the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic from July 2013 to January 2014.

On 6 December 2013, he was recorded telling the defense minister that he "dreaded" going to South Africa for the funeral of Nelson Mandela. He later apologized.

On 25 May 2016, President Miloš Zeman appointed Rusnok as 4th Governor of the Czech National Bank, succeeding Miroslav Singer.

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