András Gyürk

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András Gyürk in 2011

András Gyürk (born on 2 December 1972 in Budapest) is a Hungarian politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Hungarian Civic Party, part of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Development.

Gyürk is a substitute for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. Gyürk is also a member of the Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, substitute for the Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula and the Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly.

He is married, has two children.

Education[edit]

  • 1993 – 1998 Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), Faculty of Arts (History)
  • 1991 – 1993 College of Finance and Accountancy (Budapest), Faculty of Finance
  • 1987 – 1991 Franciscan Secondary School, (Szentendre)

Political activity[edit]

  • 2004 – Member of the European Parliament
  • 2002 – 2004 Deputy leader, parliamentary faction of Fidesz
  • 2002 – 2004 Vice chairman, Committee on Youth and Sport, Hungarian Parliament
  • 1998 – 1999 Member of the Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe (Committee on Migration)
  • 1998 – 2004 Member of the Hungarian Parliament (Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee on Youth and Sport)
  • 1996 – 2004 Chairman of Fidelitas (Youth organization of Fidesz)
  • 1995 – 2004 Member of the national board of Fidesz
  • 1988 – Member of Fidesz

Other activities[edit]

  • 1995 – 2000 Member of the Pastoral Council, Archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest
  • 1998 – 2004 Director of Democracy After Communism Foundation

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Hungary)

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Party political offices
Preceded by
New party
President of Fidelitas
1996–2005
Succeeded by
Péter Szijjártó