On March 23, 2000, after months of international wrangling, he was named the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). 26, 1899, Madras now Chennai, India -. He was also Kazakh minister of culture and information (2001-03, 2008-10, 2013-14) and culture (2010-12). May 5 April 22,.S., 1908, Maydakovo, Vladimir province, Russia -. She became prime minister in August 1994 when the PA ousted the long-entrenched United National Party (UNP) in national elections. 20 or 25 Feb. September 1969 Greek diplomat. June 2, 1940, Psikhiko, near Athens, Greece king of Greece (1964-73). Kosor Kosor, Jadranka (b. This was not realized until 1972, when Austria gained associate membership status with the Community, but it was largely his sustained efforts that wore down resistance among the Socialist opposition. In 2018 he was appointed Kazakh ambassador to Kyrgyzstan. 16, 1949, Zihlschlacht, Thurgau, Switzerland president of the government of Thurgau (2003-04, 2008-09, 2013-14). He was invited to take part in the round-table discussions that resulted in the end of Communist rule in the late 1980s, heading the committee that dealt with trade unions. 1, 1943, Imphal, Manipur, India chief minister of Manipur (2001). He was said to have attempted to starve himself to death in the intervening period. 20, 1954, Moscow, Russian.F.S.R. Secretary of the Navy (1962-63). A metalworker by training, he belonged to its politburo from 1964 to 1996. He was Hungary's EU commissioner in 2004-10. He was also minister of trade and industry (1968-69) and agriculture and natural resources (1969-71).