Lajos Kósa

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Lajos Kósa
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Leader of the Fidesz parliamentary group
Assumed office
1 October 2015
Preceded by Antal Rogán
Mayor of Debrecen
In office
18 October 1998 – 12 October 2014
Preceded by József Hevessy
Succeeded by László Papp
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
2 May 1990
First Vice-President of the Fidesz party
In office
13 May 2010 – 13 December 2015
Personal details
Born (1964-03-14) 14 March 1964 (age 53)
Debrecen, Hungary
Political party Fidesz
Spouse(s) Gyöngyi Porkoláb
Children Anna
Profession economist, politician

Lajos Kósa (born March 14, 1964)[1] is a Hungarian economist and politician, who served as Mayor of Debrecen between 1998 and 2014.[2] He has been a Member of Parliament since 1990.[2]

Kósa was appointed one of the four Vice Presidents of the party in 2007, alongside Ildikó Pelczné Gáll, Zoltán Pokorni and Mihály Varga. He also secured an individual mandate during the parliamentary election in 2010. He retained his membership of the Local Government and Urban Development Committee.[2] He was nominated First or Managing Vice President of Fidesz, after Party President Viktor Orbán was appointed Prime Minister of Hungary on May 14, 2010.

He was appointed leader of the Fidesz parliamentary group on 1 October 2015.


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Political offices
Preceded by
József Hevessy
Mayor of Debrecen
Succeeded by
László Papp
National Assembly of Hungary
Preceded by
Antal Rogán
Leader of the Fidesz parliamentary group
Succeeded by