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Siiri Oviir (born 3 November 1947) is an Estonian politician and Member of the European Parliament.

Siiri Oviir
Siiri Oviir 2010.jpg
Siiri Oviir in 2010.
Minister of Social Affairs
In office
17 April 1995 – 20 November 1995
Prime MinisterTiit Vähi
Preceded byToomas Vilosius
Succeeded byToomas Vilosius
In office
28 January 2002 – 9 April 2003
Prime MinisterSiim Kallas
Preceded byEiki Nestor
Succeeded byMarko Pomerants
Minister of Social Care
In office
1990–1992
Prime MinisterEdgar Savisaar
Succeeded byArvo Kuddo
Personal details
Born (1947-11-03) 3 November 1947 (age 72)
Tallinn, Estonia
Political partyEstonian Centre Party

Oviir was born in Tallinn. As an MEP, she belonged to the Estonian Centre Party until she decided to leave on 9 April 2012.[1]

Oviir is married to civil servant Mihkel Oviir. Her daughter is politician Liisa Oviir.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sivonen, Erkki (9 April 2012). "Eight Top-Ranking Members to Leave Centre Party". Eesti Rahvusringhääling. Retrieved 9 April 2012.

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Preceded by
none
Minister of Social Care of Estonia
1990–1992
Succeeded by
Arvo Kuddo
Preceded by
Toomas Vilosius
Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia
17 April 1995 – 20 November 1995
Succeeded by
Toomas Vilosius
Preceded by
Eiki Nestor
Minister of Social Affairs of Estonia
28 January 2002 – 9 April 2003
Succeeded by
Marko Pomerants