Jirko Malchárek

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Jirko Malchárek
Minister of Economy of Slovakia
In office
October 4, 2005 – July 4, 2006[1]
Preceded by Pavol Rusko, until August 24, 2005, Ivan Mikloš (acting, August 24 - October 4) [1]
Succeeded by Ľubomír Jahnátek[1]
Personal details
Born (1966-06-28) June 28, 1966 (age 50)
Jeseník , Czech Republic (former Czechoslovakia)
Political party Nádej
Alliance of the New Citizen (2002-2005)
Party of Civic Understanding (1998-2002),

Jirko Malchárek is a former Minister of Economy of Slovakia, former deputy prime minister of Slovakia and former racing driver.

Malchárek was born June 28, 1966 in Jeseník, Czechoslovakia (now part of Czech Republic). He was educated in technical field and graduated at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava.

He was in the Slovak National Council from 1998 to 2006, initially for the Party of Civic Understanding (Strana občianskeho porozumenia) and from 2002 as a member of the Alliance of the New Citizen, of which he is a founding member. In September 2005[citation needed] he abandoned Alliance of the New Citizen and became a member of Nádej (English: Hope), which did not get into parliament in the 2006 elections.

He is interested in automobile racing and raced for 11 years, including occasional forays into international racing, such as the FIA GT Championship, and in 2002 he was a test driver of Minardi. He is a co-founder of BECEP, organization dedicated to safety of automobile traffic.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c Slovak ministries, etc
  2. ^ http://mesto.sk/prispevky_velke/bratislavsky/jirkomalcharek1128433320.phtml (Slovak)
  3. ^ http://www.strana-nadej.sk/source/download/zivotopisy/Malcharek.doc (Slovak)
  4. ^ LEADERS.sk