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Vilis Krištopans

Vilis Krištopans (born June 13, 1954 in Omsk Oblast, Russian SFSR) is a Latvian politician. He served as Prime Minister of Latvia from November 26, 1998 to July 15, 1999.[1]

As a prime minister he was a member of the Latvian Way political party. He then left politics and, in 2002, returned as a member of parliament from the Union of Greens and Farmers.[2] Prior to serving as a prime minister, he had also been the minister of transport.

See also


  1. ^ How democratic is Latvia: audit of democracy. Latvia: Stratēg̓iskās analīzes komisija, Latvijas universitāte. Sociālo un politisko pētījumu institūts. 2005. p. 87. 
  2. ^ Sikk, Allan (22–23 January 2004), Successful new parties in the Baltic states: similar or different?, Paper prepared for the conference ‘The Baltic States: New Europe or Old?’,  
Political offices
Preceded by
Guntars Krasts
Prime Minister of Latvia
November 26, 1998 – July 16, 1999
Succeeded by
Andris Šķēle
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