Who is Who

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Who is Who in Hungarian Politics

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Fidesz

Viktor Orbán

  • o320Prime Minister 1998-2002, 2010 –
  • Born: 1963 in Alcsútdoboz, raised in Felcsút and Székesfehérvár
  • Studies: MA Law 1987, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest
  • MP since 1990, President of the Party since 1993

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János Áder

  • President of the Republic 2012-1_Ader_Janos_kicsi
  • Born: 1959 in Csorna
  • Studies: MA Law 1983, Eötvös Lóránd University Budapest
  • MP 1990 – 2009, MEP: 2009 – 2012, Speaker of Parliament 1998-2002

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László Kövér

  • Speaker of the House 2010 –k308
  • Born: 1959 in Pápa
  • Studies: MA Law 1986, Eötvös Lóránd University Budapest
  • MP since 1990

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 János Lázár

  • Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office 2014 –lazar_janos_231
  • Born: 1975 in Hódmezővásárhely
  • Studies: MA Law, 1999 JATE Szeged
  • Mayor of Hódmezővásárhely 2002- 2012
  • MP since 2002

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 Péter Szijjártó

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade 2014 –s054
  • Born: 1978 in Komárom
  • Studies: MA Economics, 2002 Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration
  • MP since 2002

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Antal Rogán

  • Minister of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet 2015 –r008
  • Born: 1972 in Körmend, raised in Szakonyfalu
  • Studies: MA in Economics, 1995 Budapest University of Economic Sciences
  • MP since 1998, Mayor of Central Budapest District 2006 – 2014

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Christian Democratic People’s Party

Peter Harrach

  • Parliamentary Faction leader 2010 –h007
  • Born: 1947 in Budapest
  • Studies: MA in Theology, 1972 Peter Pázmány Catholic University
  • MP since 1998

Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP)

József Tobiás

  • Party Chairman and Parliamentary Faction Leader 2014 –t005
  • Born: 1970 in Kisvárda, raised in Dombrád
  • Studies: BA Human Resource Management, 2005 PTE Pécs,
  • MP since 1998

Politics Can be Different (LMP)

András Schiffer

  • Party Co- Chair and Parliamentary Faction Leader 2013 –s100
  • Born: 1971 in Budapest
  • Studies: MA in Law, 1995 Eötvös Lóránd University Budapest,
  • MP since 2010

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Bernadett Szél

  • Party Co-Chair 2013 –s136
  • Born 1977 in Pécs
  • Studies: MA in Economy, 2000 Budapest School of Economics  PhD in Economy 2011, Budapest School of Economics
  • MP since 2012

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 Jobbik

Gábor Vona

  • Party Chairman 2006-  Parliamentary Faction leader 2010 – v058
  • Born in 1978 in Gyöngyös
  • 2002 MA in History, Eötvös Lóránd University Budapest
  • MP since 2010

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Democratic Coalition

Ferenc Gyurcsány

  • Prime Minister 2004-2009    Party Chairman 2011 –g030
  • Born: 1961 in Pápa
  • Studies: BA Technics- Biology 1984 Janus Pannonius University Pécs, MA Economy 1990 Janus Pannonius University
  • MP since 2006

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A summary of the opposition parties in parliament is here.

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