Dana Reizniece-Ozola

Dana Reizniece-Ozola
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CountryLatvia
Born (1981-11-06) 6 November 1981 (age 39)
Kuldīga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
(now Latvia)
TitleWoman Grandmaster
Peak rating2355 (January 1999)
Dana Reizniece-Ozola
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Minister of Finance
In office
11 February 2016 – 23 January 2019
Prime MinisterMāris Kučinskis
Preceded byJānis Reirs
Succeeded byJānis Reirs
Minister of Economics
In office
5 November 2014 – 11 February 2016
Prime MinisterLaimdota Straujuma
Preceded byVjačeslavs Dombrovskis
Succeeded byArvils Ašeradens
Personal details
Political partyFor Latvia and Ventspils, Latvian Farmers' Union
Other political
affiliations
Union of Greens and Farmers
Spouse(s)Andris Ozols
Alma materVentspils University College
Riga Graduate School of Law
International Space University

Dana Reizniece-Ozola (born November 6, 1981) is a Latvian chess player and politician. She served as minister of Economics (2014–2016) and minister of Finance (2016–2019) of the Republic of Latvia.[1] She has been elected as a member of the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th[2] Saeima of the Republic of Latvia and worked as the chairperson of the Commission on Education, Culture and Science, Member of the Legal Affairs Commission and Member of the European Affairs Commission. In chess, Reizniece-Ozola was awarded the title of Woman Grandmaster by FIDE in 2001.

  1. ^ "Minister". Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Latvia. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Record number of women elected in 13th Saeima". Baltic News Network. LETA. 8 October 2018. Retrieved 27 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)