Ivan David

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Ivan David
Ivan David 2019.jpg
Personal details
Born (1952-09-24) 24 September 1952 (age 68)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Political partyCzech Social Democratic Party (1993–2015)
Freedom and Direct Democracy (since 2019)
Alma materCharles University

Ivan David (born 24 September 1952) is a Czech psychiatrist, former Minister of Health and former director of the Psychiatric Hospital of Bohnice.

He graduated from Prague High School and the Faculty of General Medicine of Charles University. He then worked as a psychiatrist. From 1998 to 2002, he was a Member of Parliament for the Social Democrats, and from 1998 to 1999, he was Minister of Health. He is the grandson of Jindřich Šnobl (1903-1971), a former deputy managing director of ČKD-Stalingrad. Ivan David was a director of the psychiatric hospital in Bohnice until April 2008.[1]

Ivan David is election leader of Freedom and Direct Democracy in 2019 European Parliament election in the Czech Republic.


  1. ^ "Ředitel bohnické léčebny Ivan David skončil" (in Czech). Týden. 2008-04-29. Retrieved 2 October 2012.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Zuzana Roithová
Minister of Health of the Czech Republic
Succeeded by
Bohumil Fišer