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Maris Grinblats

Deputy Prime Minister of Latvia

Maris Grinblats, former Deputy Prime Minister of Latvia. Chairman For Fatherland and Freedom party.


GRINBLATS, Maris was born on January 5, 1955 in Kuldiga. Parents: Elmars Grinblats and Velta Grinblats (née Dreimane) (née Strautina), 1983.


Latvian State University, Riga, philosophy, 1977-1982. Spoken languages: Russian, some English.


Sociologist University Latvia, Riga (Latvia) Civil Avation Engineering Institute. Road worker, turner enterprises, Talsis and Kuldiga, Latvia. Teacher high school, Madona and Cesvaine, Latvia.

Deputy chairman, chairman Latvian Committee Citizen's Congress, 1990-1993. Deputy 5th Saeima; secretary Saeima Legal Commission. Deputy 6th Saeima; minister education and science, deputy prime minister Government of Latvia, Riga, 1995-1998.

Chair Conservative Union Fatherland & Freedom/LNNK, since 1998. Parliamentary secretary Ministry of Justice, since 1999.


Chairman For Fatherland and Freedom party.


  • Other Interests

    Restoration of Republic of Latvia.


Married; 2 children.