Slovak politician who served three times as Prime Minister of Slovakia: from 1990 to 1991, from 1992 to 1994, and then again from 1994 to 1998.
He became involved with the Public Against Violence campaign in the late 1980s.
He has been criticized for his autocratic style of administration and he led Slovakia to disengagement from the Czech Republic in January 1993.
He has raised four children with his wife, Margita.
He has been politically affiliated with Robert Fico.