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Zuzana Caputova is first female president of Slovakia : Profile, Career Details



Zuzana Caputova is the first female president of Slovakia: Profile, Career Details: Profile, Career Details, Highlights

Zuzana Caputova is named as the first female President of Slovakia.

Zuzana Caputova (45-year-old) is a lawyer by profession and anti-corruption activist. She won 58.40 percent of the votes in the polls conducted on 30th March 2019.

Zuzana Caputova has no political experience. She was known to be a vocal government critic and environmental activist.

Zuzana Caputova had gained prominence as a lawyer when she led a case against an illegal landfill lasting 14 years.

Zuzana Caputova divorcee and mother of two, she is a member of the liberal Progressive Slovakia party, which has no seats in Parliament.

Zuzana Caputova voices a liberal mindset promoting LGBTQ rights in a country where same-sex marriage and adoption is not yet legal.

Zuzana Caputova had won an award in 2016 for successfully blocking a planned landfill in her hometown of Pezinok.

As per the last President Andrej Kiska, Slovakia is in a moral crisis and needs a president like Zuzana Caputova.

Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

Capital: Bratislava

Largest City: Bratislava

Currency: EURO (EUR)

Official Language: Slovak

President: Zuzana Caputova

Prime Minister: Peter Pellegrini


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