Green Party politician known for being the ninth president of Latvia. He'd previously served as the country's Minister of Defense from January 2014 until he took over as president in 2015.
He attended the University of Latvia, where he received a master's degree in biology. He served on the environmental board for the city of Madona in the early 1990s.
He's also served as Latvia's Minister of Environmental Protection.
He was born to Tatjana and Janis Vejonis. He married Iveta Vejone.
He and Janis Cakste have both served as President of Latvia.