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|Member of the European parliament
for the Czech Republic
20 July 2004 – 2009
29 August 1964 |
|Political party||Independent Democrats, Politika 21, Suverenita party|
Jana Bobošíková (born 29 August 1964 in Prague) is a Czech politician. In the 2004 European Parliament election she was elected a Member of the European Parliament for the Independent Democrats and remained unaffiliated in the European Parliament. In the 2008 and 2013 presidential elections she unsuccessfully ran for the office as President of the Czech Republic. She founded Politika 21 in 2006 an the Suverenita party in 2009.
She was a member of the Socialist Union of Youth. In 2012, Czech media noticed that in a TV news report from June 1986, she passed a bouquet of roses to the then-Secretary-General of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, President Gustáv Husák. She later commented for the Czech Television: "For me, it was an honor".
- 1987: Master's degree in economics (University of Economics, Prague)
She sat on many seats as: Committee on Regional Development, and is a substitute for the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and a member of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee.
Bobošíková presented her candidacy in 2008 and 2013, for the President of the Czech Republic. In the 1st round of the 2013 election, she placed 9th with 2,39% (123 171 votes). She didn't qualify for the second round.
- 2013: Candidate for the President of the Czech Republic
- 2009: leader of the Suverenita party
- 2008: Candidate for the President of the Czech Republic
- 2004–2009: Member of the European Parliament
- 1989–2004: Presenter of television programmes on politics and economics
- 1999: Adviser to the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
- Tichý, Oldřich (5 October 2012). "Svazačka Bobo vítala Husáka: Kvůli uniformě má z ostudy kabát" (in Czech). Blesk. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- "Bobošíková v ČT: Na kytici pro Husáka jsem hrdá. A antikomunistům se směji" (in Czech). Parlamentní listy. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- "Volba prezidenta republiky konaná ve dnech 11.01. – 12.01.2013" (in Czech). volby.cz. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jana Bobošíková.|
- Official website
- Official YouTube Channel of Jana Bobošíková
- Suverenita's Web page
- Jana Bobošíková passing a bouquet of roses to Secretary General of KSČ comrade Gustáv Husák.
- Personal profile of Jana Bobošíková in the European Parliament's database of members
- Declaration (PDF) of financial interests (Czech)