Stanislav Gross

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Place of birth: Prague

Citizenship: Czech Republic


Czech President Vaclav Klaus has offered Stanislav Gross (34) to lead the cabinet. He is the youngest prime minister in the history of the Czech Republic. The former Prime Minister Vladimir Spidla resigned, taking responsibility for the failure he headed the Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD) in the elections to the European Parliament. The leader of the CSSD, the main forces of the ruling coalition, became Gross.

He was born in Prague. He graduated from the College of Transport and worked as an electrician, assistant engineer in the locomotive depot in Prague-Vysocany until the call in 1988 for military service. In the garrison city of Olomouc he served for two years. In 1990 he was elected leader of the movement "Young Social Democrats". In this position he remained until 1994. In absentia he studied at the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague, from which he graduated in 1999. He was elected Member of Parliament of the Czech Republic - led by the Social-Democratic fraction. Since April 2000, - the Minister of Internal Affairs, and a year later - the first vice-premier. According to the latest opinion polls about trust in politicians Czechs in second place followed by Vaclav Klaus.

He is married and has two daughters.