Andris Bērziņš (Latvian Prime Minister)

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Andris Bērziņš
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Prime Minister of Latvia
In office
5 May 2000 – 7 November 2002
President Vaira Vīķe Freiberga
Preceded by Andris Šķēle
Succeeded by Einars Repše
Mayor of Riga
In office
9 March 1997 – 5 May 2000
Minister of Welfare of Latvia
In office
19 September 1994 – 21 December 1995
Personal details
Born (1951-08-04) 4 August 1951 (age 65)
Rīga, Latvian SSR
Nationality Latvian
Political party Latvian Way
Spouse(s) Daina Bērziņa
Alma mater University of Latvia
Profession History teacher
Not to be confused with Andris Bērziņš (Latvian President).

Andris Bērziņš (born August 4, 1951) is a Latvian politician born in Riga.[1] He served as Prime Minister of Latvia from May 5, 2000 to November 7, 2002. He is a member of the Latvian Way political party.

He served as minister of labor from 1993 to 1994, deputy prime minister and minister of welfare from 1994 to 1995, and mayor of Riga from 1997 to 2000.

Andris Bērziņš is an Honorary Member of The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation.


  1. ^ "CV ANDRIS BERZINS" (PDF). World Bank. Retrieved 2010-04-05. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Māris Purgailis
Mayor of Riga
Succeeded by
Andris Ārgalis
Preceded by
Andris Šķēle
Prime Minister of Latvia
May 5, 2000 – November 7, 2002
Succeeded by
Einars Repše