László Surján

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László Surján
László Surján MEP 1, Strasbourg 2014 - Diliff.jpg
Member of the European Parliament for Hungary
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1941-09-07) 7 September 1941 (age 72)
Political party Fidesz, European People's Party
Profession Physician

László Surján (born on 7 September 1941 in Kolozsvár, (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania) is a Hungarian politician and Member of the European Parliament with the FIDESZ, Member of the Bureau of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets.1

Surján is a substitute for the Committee on Regional Development and a vice-chair of the Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee.

He is a signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism.2



  • 1990-1995: Chairman of the Christian Democratic Party
  • 1995-1997 and since 2001: Vice-Chairman
  • 1992-1998: Vice-President of the EUCD (European Union of Christian Democrats)
  • 1994-1998: Chairman of the Employment Committee of the Hungarian Parliament
  • 1998-2002: Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
  • 1990-1994: Minister of Welfare
  • 1999-2004: Deputy leader, Group of the European People's Party, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
  • 2000-2001: Head, Hungarian delegation (1998-2002), Deputy Speaker, Hungarian Parliament
  • since 2004: Member of the European Parliament
  • Member of the bureau, EPP-ED group (since 2004), Vice-Chairman of the Delegation for Relations with Chile
  • since 2012: Vice-President of the European Parliament

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Hungary)


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