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Simonetta Sommaruga
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President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 2020 – 31 December 2020
Vice President Guy Parmelin
Preceded by Ueli Maurer
Succeeded by Guy Parmelin
In office
1 January 2015 – 31 December 2015
Vice President Johann Schneider-Ammann
Preceded by Didier Burkhalter
Succeeded by Johann Schneider-Ammann
Vice President of Switzerland
In office
1 January 2019 – 31 December 2019
President Ueli Maurer
Preceded by Ueli Maurer
Succeeded by Guy Parmelin
In office
2 January 2014 – 30 December 2014
President Didier Burkhalter
Preceded by Didier Burkhalter
Succeeded by Johann Schneider-Ammann
Head of the Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications
Assumed office
1 January 2019
Preceded by Doris Leuthard
Head of the Department of Justice and Police
In office
1 November 2010 – 31 December 2018
Preceded by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf
Succeeded by Karin Keller-Sutter
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Assumed office
1 November 2010
Preceded by Moritz Leuenberger
Personal details
Born
Simonetta Myriam Sommaruga

14 May 1960 (1960-05-14) (age 60)
Zug, Switzerland
Political party Social Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Lukas Hartmann
Education Lucerne University
University of Fribourg

Simonetta Myriam Sommaruga (born 14 May 1960) is a Swiss politician. She was the President of the Swiss Confederation from 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2020. She is a member of the Social Democratic Party.

Sommaurga has been a Member of the Federal Council since 2010. She was Vice President of the Federal Council for the year 2014. In 2015, she was President of the Swiss Confederation.


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