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Jakup Krasniqi

Jakup Krasniqi, Acting President of Kosovo, Kosovan legislator.

Background

  • Krasniqi, Jakup was born on January 1, 1951 in Fatos, Drenas, Kosovo.

  • Education

    • Student in history, Pristina, Kosovo, 1972—1976. Post-graduate studies in history, University Pristina, Kosovo, 1995—1997. Master, University Kosovo, 2003.

    Career

    • Teacher, Fatos, Arllat, Kosovo, 1972—1977, Drenas Secondary School, 1976—1977, Arlatt and the Skënderaj Secondary School, 1979—1981. Incarcerated for political activities, 1981—1991. Teacher Skënderbeu Secondary School, Drenas, 1991—1994.

      Member presidency Democratic League Kosova, 1991—1998. Deputy Parliament Kosova, 1992—1998. Chairman Education Council, Drenas, 1995—1998.

      Spokesman, member political directorate Kosova Liberty Army Headquarters, 1989—1999. General secretary Democratic Party Kosova (formerly Democratic Prosperity Party Kosova), 1998—2003, since 2005. Minister Ministry Reconstruction and Development, Kosovo, 1999—2000.

      Deputy in the first legislation Kosovo, 2001. Minister Ministry Public Services, Kosovo, 2002—2004. Deputy Assembly of Kosovo, since 2004, president, since 2008.

      Acting president Republic of Kosovo, since 2010.

    Connections

    • Married; 4 children.
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    Born January 1, 1951
    (age 66)