Andrus Ansip was born on October 1, 1956 in Tartu, Estonian SSR.
Education and working career
1979 - Graduated from the University of Tartu, degree in chemistry;
1979-1983 - engineer at the university;
1986-1988 - Instructor in the Industry Department and Head of the Organisational Department of the Tartu District Committee of the Estonian Communist Party;
1998-2004 - Mayor of Tartu;
2004-2005 - Minister of Economics;
2005 - Prime Minister of Estonia