Girts Valdis Kristovskis was born on February 19, 1962 in Ventpils, Latvian SSR.
1984 - graduated from Riga Technical University, Faculty of Architecture and Construction;
1995 - graduated from the University of Latvia, Faculty of Law;
1998 - obtained Masters Degree in Law at the University of Latvia;
1993-1994 - Minister for the Interior;
1993-1998 - a member of Saeima (Parliament of Latvia) as a member of Latvian Way party;
1998-2008 - a member of Saeima (Parliament of Latvia) as a member of For Fartherland and Freedom/LNNK Party;
1998-2004 - Minister of the Defence;
2004-2009 - a Member of the European Parliament for For Fartherland and Freedom/LNNK party;
2008 - founded the center right Caviv Union party;
2010-2011 - Minister of Foreign Affairs.