Dace Melbārde

Dace Melbārde (born 3 April 1971 in Riga) is a Latvian politician. She is a member of the National Alliance and had been the Latvian minister of culture since 2013 till 2019.[1][2] She is a member of the European Parliament since 2019.

Dace Melbārde
Dace Melbārde 2019 (cropped).jpg
Melbārde in 2019
Member of the European Parliament for Latvia
Assumed office
19 June 2019
Minister of Culture
In office
31 October 2013 – 18 June 2019
Prime MinisterValdis Dombrovskis
Laimdota Straujuma
Māris Kučinskis
Krišjānis Kariņš
Preceded byŽaneta Jaunzeme - Grende
Succeeded byNauris Puntulis
Personal details
Born (1971-04-03) 3 April 1971 (age 49)
Rīga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
(now Latvia)
Political partyNational Alliance (2014–present)
Alma materUniversity of Latvia
Latvian Academy of Culture

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Minister for Culture". Ministry of Culture. Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Biography Ms Dace Melbarde, Latvia". General Conference 37th Session. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved 20 December 2017.