Peter Kofod Poulson

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Peter Kofod Poulson

Member of the European Parliament
for Denmark
Assumed office
1 July 2019
Personal details
Born (1990-02-27) 27 February 1990 (age 30)[1]
Snogebæk, Denmark [1]
Political partyDanish People's Party
Spouse(s)Vasileva Hristov (married 2018)[2]

Peter Kofod Poulson (born 27 February 1990) is a Danish politician who was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019. He served in the Folketing from June 2015 to June 2019.[3]

During his term in the Folketing, he represented the Danish People's Party (DPP). As of July 2019, the DPP is on the parliamentary group Identity and Democracy.


The son of a blacksmith and nurse, he graduated from the Signal Regiment in 2010 and later worked as a primary school teacher in Haderslev. He was a city councillor in Haderslev beginning in 2014, and was in the regional council for Southern Denmark from 2014–2015.[3]

He adopted the surname Hristov when he married his wife Vasileva in 2018.[2] In political contexts he is referred to solely as "Peter Kofod".[4]


  1. ^ a b marts 2019, Sidst opdateret: 18. "Peter Kofod". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "DF-profil får østeuropæisk navn: Vil ikke bruge det". Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b Biography on the website of the Danish Parliament (Folketinget). Accessed on 3 June 2019.
  4. ^ "DF-politiker har taget østeuropæisk efternavn: Men vil ikke bruge det". 5 March 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2019.

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