Sampo Terho

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Sampo Terho
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Member of the European Parliament
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 19, 2011
Preceded by Timo Soini
Personal details
Born (1977-09-20) September 20, 1977 (age 36)
Nationality Finnish
Political party Finns Party
Occupation Politician, Researcher
Religion Lutheran
Website http://www.sampoterho.net

Sampo Terho (Born 20 September 1977)[1] is a Finnish politician and scholar. He is the chairman of Suomalaisuuden Liitto and Member of the European Parliament.

Terho graduated from the University of Tampere in 2003 with a Master's degree in Finnish History, and has worked as a researcher in the Finnish National Defence University. He has written a book on the history of capital punishment.[2] Terho has also served as a peacekeeper in Kosovo.[3] Terho received the second largest amount of votes on the True Finns' (now known as Finns Party) electoral list in the 2009 European Parliament election. He succeeded Timo Soini in the European Parliament when Soini was elected to Parliament of Finland in the 2011 election.[4] He was re-elected in the 2014 election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sampo TERHO. European Parliament, 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ Sampo Terho: Silmä silmästä: Kuolemanrangaistuksen historiaa. Jyväskylä: Atena, 2007. ISBN 978-951-796-495-1
  3. ^ http://www.sampoterho.net/?page_id=10
  4. ^ http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/107385/Sampo_TERHO.html