Petr Duchoň

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Petr Duchoň (2009)

Petr Duchoň (born 6 September 1956 in Brno) is a Czech politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Civic Democratic Party, part of the European Democrats and is vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control and its Committee on Transport and Tourism.

He is a substitute for the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and a member of the Delegation for relations with the United States. Eisenhower Fellowships selected Petr Duchon in 2001 to represent The Czech Republic.


  • Studied physics at Masaryk University (Brno)
  • Completed postgraduate studies in vacuum technology at the Czech Technical University, Prague, and a period of study in Heidelberg


  • Electron lithography research engineer, coherent electron beam source designer
  • Began political career as Deputy Mayor of the metropolitan district of Brno Bystrc
  • Was later elected to the city council representing ODS (Civic Democratic Party)
  • 1998-2004: Lord Mayor of Brno
  • Participation in a number of study visits concerning local autonomous authorities
  • Fellow of the Eisenhower Foundation

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Czech Republic)

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