Evžen Tošenovský

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Evžen Tošenovský

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Member of the European Parliament for Czech Republic
Assumed office
14 July 2009
Governor of Moravian-Silesian Region
In office
21 December 2000 – 13 November 2008
Preceded byEstablished
Succeeded byJaroslav Palas
Personal details
Born (1956-02-26) 26 February 1956 (age 63)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Political partyODS

Evžen Tošenovský (born 26 February 1956) is a Czech politician. He was elected as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in the 2009 European Parliament election receiving the largest number of preference votes.

Tošenovský graduated from the Technical University of Ostrava in 1981. In 1993, he was elected mayor of Ostrava and remained in the office until 2000. From 2000 to 2008, Tošenovský served as governor of Moravian-Silesian Region.

He's married and has two children. Tošenovský is also a recipient of numerous awards and decorations. In 2002, he was promoted to the rank of knight of the Légion d'honneur.

He ran for president in the first direct presidential election. He participated in Civic democratic primaries but lost to Přemysl Sobotka.[1]


  1. ^ televize, Česká. "Sobotka vyhrál prezidentské primárky ODS". ČT24 (in Czech). Retrieved 13 March 2017.

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