Valdis Zatlers

Valdis Zatlers (born 22 March 1955) is a Latvian politician and former physician who served as the seventh president of Latvia from 2007 to 2011. He won the Latvian presidential election of 31 May 2007.[1] He became President of Latvia on 8 July 2007[2] and left office on 7 July 2011 after failing to win reelection for a second term.

Valdis Zatlers
7th President of Latvia
In office
8 July 2007  8 July 2011
Prime MinisterAigars Kalvītis
Ivars Godmanis
Valdis Dombrovskis
Preceded byVaira Vīķe-Freiberga
Succeeded byAndris Bērziņš
Personal details
Born (1955-03-22) 22 March 1955 (age 66)
Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyIndependent (Before 2011)
Reform Party (2011–present)
Spouse(s)Lilita Zatlere
Alma materRiga Stradiņš University