Egils Levits

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Egils Levits Dzenis (born 30 June 1955) is a Latvian politician, lawyer, political scientist and jurist who has been the tenth and current President of Latvia since 8 July 2019. He was a Member of the European Court of Justice from 2004 to 2019.During the late Soviet-era he was a member of the Popular Front of Latvia and contributed to the declaration of renewed Latvian independence in 1990. He was Vice-Prime Minister and Minister for Justice of Latvia from 1993 to 1994 and ambassador to Hungary, Austria and Switzerland from 1994 to 1995. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Egils Levits has received more than 213,081 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Egils Levits is the 5,839th most popular politician (up from 8,270th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Latvia (up from 51st in 2019) and the 9th most popular Latvian Politician.

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Among politicians, Egils Levits ranks 5,839 out of 15,710Before him are Meles Zenawi, Edmund the Martyr, Anna Dalassene, William I, Duke of Bavaria, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, and Jonathan Apphus. After him are Philippe Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Diego, Prince of Asturias, Ōyama Iwao, Tokugawa Ietsuna, Hantili I, and Janusz Radziwiłł.

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Among people born in 1955, Egils Levits ranks 61Before him are Jigme Singye Wangchuck, Emine Erdoğan, Sergey Shoygu, José Antonio Camacho, Béla Tarr, and Meles Zenawi. After him are Safet Sušić, Jean Tigana, Eddie Van Halen, Griffin Dunne, Michael Schenker, and Siri Hustvedt.

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Among people born in Latvia, Egils Levits ranks 24 out of 242Before him are Gidon Kremer (1947), Ernst Johann von Biron (1690), Guntis Ulmanis (1939), Andris Bērziņš (1944), Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751), and Abraham Isaac Kook (1865). After him are Pauline Therese of Württemberg (1800), Frederick William, Duke of Courland (1692), Philippe Halsman (1906), Mischa Maisky (1948), Rainis (1865), and Jānis Čakste (1859).


Among politicians born in Latvia, Egils Levits ranks 9Before him are Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717), Jacob Kettler (1610), Peter von Biron (1724), Ernst Johann von Biron (1690), Guntis Ulmanis (1939), and Andris Bērziņš (1944). After him are Pauline Therese of Württemberg (1800), Frederick William, Duke of Courland (1692), Jānis Čakste (1859), Wilhelm Kettler (1574), Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1804), and Jānis K. Bērziņš (1889).