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Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš

1964 - Today

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Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš (born 13 December 1964) is an American-born Latvian politician, linguist, and businessperson who has served as Minister of Economics, a Member of the European Parliament, and is currently the Prime Minister of Latvia. Born in Wilmington, Delaware, United States, to parents who had left Latvia during the Soviet occupation, he was active in the American Latvian community throughout his youth.After completing a bachelor's degree and PhD in linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, Kariņš moved to Latvia in 1997 and founded a frozen food business. He helped found the New Era Party in 2002, which in 2011 merged with others to form the Unity Party (renamed New Unity in 2018).After serving as a deputy in Latvia's parliament (the Saeima), as Minister of Economics, and also as a Member of the European Parliament throughout the 2000s and 2010s, Kariņš was selected by New Unity to be its prime ministerial candidate in the 2018 Latvian parliamentary election. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš has received more than 174,805 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš is the 11,267th most popular politician (up from 11,628th in 2019), the 4,955th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,357th in 2019) and the 311th most popular American Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš ranks 11,267 out of 15,710Before him are Juan Bautista Aznar-Cabañas, Nestor Lakoba, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, Levon Mirzoyan, Hamilton Mourão, and Larry O'Brien. After him are Henck Arron, Andres Tarand, Pierre Buyoya, Giovanni Passannante, Ibrahim Mahlab, and Karl Schenk.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1964, Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš ranks 149Before him are David Morrissey, Béatrice Dalle, Lorenzo Staelens, Joss Whedon, Lady Sarah Chatto, and Nicole. After him are Benoît Poelvoorde, Kevin Schwantz, Miloslav Mečíř, Mark Sheppard, Marius Lăcătuș, and Martin Donnelly.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš ranks 4,955 out of 15,968Before him are Childe Hassam (1859), Sterling Morrison (1942), Amy Madigan (1950), Larry O'Brien (1917), Betty Holberton (1917), and Billy Blanks (1955). After him are Dee Dee Warwick (1942), Jimmy Durante (1893), Fred Gwynne (1926), Billie Burke (1884), Asa Gray (1810), and Joey Kramer (1950).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš ranks 311Before him are Fred Thompson (1942), Jill Biden (1951), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), Bruce Rauner (1957), W. Averell Harriman (1891), and Larry O'Brien (1917). After him are Jon Huntsman Jr. (1960), Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772), Wilbur Ross (1937), William Cohen (1940), Edmund Muskie (1914), and Little Crow (1810).

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