Solvita Āboltiņa

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Solvita Āboltiņa
Solvita Āboltiņa 2011.jpg
Speaker of the Saeima
In office
2 November 2010 – 4 November 2014
Preceded by Gundars Daudze
Succeeded by Ināra Mūrniece
Minister of Justice
In office
2 December 2004 – 7 November 2006
Prime Minister Aigars Kalvītis
Preceded by Vineta Muižniece
Succeeded by Gaidis Bērziņš
Personal details
Born (1963-02-19) 19 February 1963 (age 52)
Ogre, Soviet Union
(now Latvia)
Political party Unity
Spouse(s) Jānis Āboltiņš
Alma mater University of Latvia

Solvita Āboltiņa (born February 19, 1963) is a Latvian politician who was Speaker of the Saeima from 2010 until 2014.[1]

Political career[edit]

She is leader of the Unity, Latvia's largest centre-right party and partner in the current coalition government. Despite being the leader of the largest governing party, she has never been the Prime Minister of Latvia. She has been a deputy of the Saeima since November 7, 2006. In November 2014 after a parliamentary election she was replaced as speaker and appointed chairwoman of the National Security Committee of the Saeima.[2]


Foreign Honours[edit]


  1. ^ "LR tieslietu ministre no 2004.gada 2.decembra" (in Latvian). Latvijas Republikas Tieslietu Ministrija. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Aboltina voted in as chairwoman of Saeima National Security Committee, LETA, 6 November 2014, accessed 9 November 2014

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Political offices
Preceded by
Vineta Muižniece
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Gaidis Bērziņš
Preceded by
Gundars Daudze
Speaker of the Saeima
Succeeded by
Ināra Mūrniece