Helir-Valdor Seeder

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Helir-Valdor Seeder
Helir-Valdor Seeder, 2011.jpg
Helir-Valdor Seeder in 2011.
Leader of the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica
Assumed office
13 May 2017
Preceded by Margus Tsahkna
Minister of the Agriculture
In office
6 April 2007 – 26 March 2014
Prime Minister Andrus Ansip
Preceded by Ester Tuiksoo
Succeeded by Ivari Padar
Personal details
Born (1964-09-07) 7 September 1964 (age 53)
Viljandi, Estonia
Political party Pro Patria and Res Publica Union
Alma mater Estonian University of Life Sciences

Helir-Valdor Seeder (born 7 September 1964) is an Estonian politician. He is a member of the parliament, current chairman of the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica and served as Minister of Agriculture from 2007 to 2014. Seeder has a master's degree in economics from the Estonian University of Life Sciences.[1] Before being elected to the parliament in 2003 he was Mayor of Viljandi from 1992 to 1993 and Governor of Viljandi County from 1993 to 2003.

On 13 May 2017 Seeder was elected the chairman of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union.[2]


  1. ^ "HELIR-VALDOR SEEDER". riigikogu.ee. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "IRL-i uueks esimeheks sai Helir-Valdor Seeder". ERR. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Governor of Viljandi County
Succeeded by
Kalle Küttis
Preceded by
Ester Tuiksoo
Minister of Agriculture
Succeeded by
Ivari Padar