Klaus Iohannis

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Birthday
13, 1959
Birthplace
Sibiu, Romania
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1959 (age 60)
Birthplace
Sibiu, Romania

About

In 2014, elected as a political Independent, Iohannis took office as Romania's fifth President. Previously, he had served as Mayor of Sibiu and as leader of two different Romanian political parties: the National Liberal Party and the Democratic Forum of Germans in Romania.

Before Fame

After earning a science degree from the Babes-Bolyai University, he taught physics at several different Romanian high schools. Before being elected Mayor, he held the position of Sibiu County's Deputy General School Inspector.

Trivia

In 2014, he published a bestselling autobiography titled Step by Step.

Family Life

A member of Romania's Transylvanian Saxon minority group, he was born in Sibiu to Gustav and Susanne Johannis. In the late 1980s, he married a teacher named Carmen Lazurca.

Associated With

He succeeded Traian Basescu as President of Romania.