László Surján

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László Surján
László Surján MEP 1, Strasbourg 2014 - Diliff.jpg
Member of the European Parliament for Hungary
In office
Personal details
Born (1941-09-07) 7 September 1941 (age 75)
Political party Fidesz, European People's Party
Children 3
Profession Physician

László Surján (born 7 September 1941 in Kolozsvár, (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania) is a Hungarian politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) with the FIDESZ from 2004 to 2014.[1]

Surján is a substitute for the Committee on Regional Development and a vice-chair of the Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee.

He is a signatory of the Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism.[2]



  • 1990-1995: Chairman of the Christian Democratic Party
  • 1995-1997 and since 2001: Vice-Chairman
  • 1992-1998: Vice-President of the EUCD (European Union of Christian Democrats)
  • 1994-1998: Chairman of the Employment Committee of the Hungarian Parliament
  • 1998-2002: Vice-Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
  • 1990-1994: Minister of Welfare
  • 1999-2004: Deputy leader, Group of the European People's Party, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
  • 2000-2001: Head, Hungarian delegation (1998-2002), Deputy Speaker, Hungarian Parliament
  • since 2004: Member of the European Parliament
  • Member of the bureau, EPP-ED group (since 2004), Vice-Chairman of the Delegation for Relations with Chile
  • since 2012: Vice-President of the European Parliament

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Hungary)


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