The rules on what it takes to be a world leader are rapidly changing

We’re increasingly seeing heads of states with wildly different life experiences. Political barriers are coming down, writes David Harding

Tuesday 06 April 2021 21:30
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<p>Newly elected President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, is sworn in</p>

Newly elected President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, is sworn in

It used to be policemen who were getting younger, now it seems it is world leaders.

On Tuesday, Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu became the latest leader under 40 to take office.

The 38-year-old is now officially Kosovo’s youngest-ever president and she is also one of the youngest heads of state in the world.

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