Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović born 29 April 1968) is a Croatian politician serving as the fourth President of Croatia since 19 February 2015. She is the first woman to be elected as the President of the Republic, as well as the youngest, aged 46.
Before taking office of the President, Grabar Kitarović served as the first female Minister of European Affairs from 2003 to 2005 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2005 to 2008 in the I and II Cabinet of Ivo Sanader, Croatian ambassador to the United States from 2008 to 2011, and as first woman Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy at NATO under secretaries Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Jens Stoltenberg from 2011-2014.
Grabar-Kitarović was a member of the conservative Croatian Democratic Union party from 1993 to 2015 and one of three Croatian members of the Trilateral Commission. She had to resign both positions due to taking office of President of Croatia.
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