Friday, December 18, 2015

The youngest politicians in the world

The youngest politicians in the world

8. Federica Mogherini (age 42)

She was born 1973 is an Italian politician and the current High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission in the Juncker Commission since 1 November 2014.Mogherini was Italy’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation from 22 February 2014 until 31 October 2014 in the centre-left Cabinet of Matteo Renzi.

7. Alexis Tsipras (age 41)

He was born 1974 is a Greek politician and the 185th and current Prime Minister of Greece, serving from 26 January 2015 to 27 August 2015 and since 21 September 2015. Tsipras has been leader of the left-wing Syriza party since 2009.

6. Hina Rabbani (age 38)

She was born 1977 is a Pakistani stateswoman who was the 26th Foreign Minister of Pakistan. Hailing from a powerful feudal family, she began her political career in 2002 in the government of Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and subsequently served in the Finance Ministry and Foreign Ministry as Minister of State.

5. Adel Al Toraifi (age 36)

He was born 1979 is a Saudi journalist and a specialist in Middle Eastern affairs, focusing Saudi-Iranian relations and foreign policy decision making in the Gulf. He is the minister of culture and information of Saudi Arabia.

4. Mohammad bin Salman (age 30)

He was born 1985 is the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia, second deputy prime minister and minister of defense. He is the youngest minister of defense in the world. Mohammad is also chief of the royal court, and chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs.

3. Sebastian Kurz (age 29)

He was born 1986 is an Austrian politician, who has been Austria’s Minister for Foreign Affairs andIntegration since 2013. He is a member of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP).

2. Proscovia Oromait – (age 22)

She was born 1993 is a Ugandan university student and politician. She is the elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Usuk County, Katakwi District. At age 19, she was the youngest member of parliament in Uganda, and on the African continent.

1. Mhairi Black (age 21)

She was born 1994 is a Scottish politician. She has been the Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire South since 2015, when she defeated Labour Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander.Black is the current Baby of the House as the youngest member in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. When elected in May 2015, she was 20 years and 237 days old, making her the youngest MP elected to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom since at least the Reform Act of 1832, replacing James Dickson who was 21 years and 67 days old when elected in 1880.