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Paavo Lipponen
Paavo Lipponen 2004.jpg
Lipponen in 2004.
38th Prime Minister of Finland
In office
13 April 1995 – 17 April 2003
PresidentMartti Ahtisaari
Tarja Halonen
DeputySauli Niinistö
Ville Itälä
Preceded byEsko Aho
Succeeded byAnneli Jäätteenmäki
Speaker of the Finnish Parliament
In office
22 April 2003 – 20 March 2007
Preceded byLiisa Jaakonsaari (Acting)
Succeeded byTimo Kalli
In office
28 March 1995 – 19 April 1995
Preceded byRiitta Uosukainen
Succeeded byRiitta Uosukainen
Personal details
Born
Paavo Tapio Lipponen

(1941-04-23) 23 April 1941 (age 79)
Turtola, Finland
Political partySocial Democratic
Spouse(s)Päivi Lipponen (née Hiltunen)
Alma materDartmouth College
University of Helsinki
Military service
Branch/serviceFinnish Army
RankStaff Sergeant

Paavo Tapio Lipponen (Loudspeaker.png pronunciation (info • help)) (born 23 April 1941) is a Finnish politician and former reporter. He was Prime Minister of Finland from 1995 to 2003,[1] and Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Finland from 1993 to 2005.

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