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Paavo Lipponen
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Lipponen in 2004.
38th Prime Minister of Finland
In office
13 April 1995 – 17 April 2003
President Martti Ahtisaari
Tarja Halonen
Deputy Sauli Niinistö
Ville Itälä
Preceded by Esko Aho
Succeeded by Anneli Jäätteenmäki
Speaker of the Finnish Parliament
In office
22 April 2003 – 20 March 2007
Preceded by Liisa Jaakonsaari (Acting)
Succeeded by Timo Kalli
In office
28 March 1995 – 19 April 1995
Preceded by Riitta Uosukainen
Succeeded by Riitta Uosukainen
Personal details
Born
Paavo Tapio Lipponen

23 April 1941 (1941-04-23) (age 79)
Turtola, Finland
Political party Social Democratic
Spouse(s) Päivi Lipponen (née Hiltunen)
Alma mater Dartmouth College
University of Helsinki
Military service
Branch/service Finnish Army
Rank Staff Sergeant

Paavo Tapio Lipponen () (born 23 April 1941) is a Finnish politician and former reporter. He was Prime Minister of Finland from 1995 to 2003, and Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Finland from 1993 to 2005.

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