|Minister of Agriculture|
6 October 2011 – 10 July 2013
|Prime Minister||Petr Nečas|
|Preceded by||Ivan Fuksa|
|Succeeded by||Miroslav Toman|
|Minister of Transportation|
23 January 2009 – 8 May 2009
|Prime Minister||Mirek Topolánek|
|Preceded by||Aleš Řebíček|
|Succeeded by||Gustáv Slamečka|
|1st Governor of the Central Bohemian Region|
18 December 2000 – 24 November 2008
|Preceded by||Office created|
|Succeeded by||David Rath|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies|
January 24, 1966 |
Petr Bendl (born January 24, 1966 in Kladno) is a Czech politician, who served as Minister of Agriculture from October 2011 to July 2013. Bendl is former Minister of Transportation and also served as Governor of the Central Bohemian Region from 2000 to 2008.
Bendl is a graduate at Engineering and Textile University in Liberec. After short spell as firefighter, he worked director of Kladno district office and municipal office’s departments.
Bendl was also vice-president of the Union of Cities and Municipalities of the Czech Republic in 1997–1998.
In 1998 he was elected into the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic (resigned in 2001 due to his regional career) as well into the Kladno assembly and was thus replaced by Milan Volf as the new Kladno mayor, staying only in the city council until 2000.
In 2000 he was elected in the Central Bohemian Region assembly and became first Governor of the region. He defended his seat successfully in 2004.
Since 2002 Bendl is vice-chairman of the Civic Democratic Party.
Bendl is married and has two sons.
||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (October 2009)|
- Bendl Petr, Ing. - politik in Třeštík, Michael (ed.): Kdo je kdo. Osobnosti české současnosti. Agentura Kdo je kdo, Praha 2005, p. 35.
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