Petri Sarvamaa

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Petri Sarvamaa
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Petri Sarvamaa in 2014.
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
19 February 2012
Personal details
Born (1960-09-15) 15 September 1960 (age 56)
Joensuu, Finland
Political party National Coalition Party

Petri Sarvamaa (born 15 September 1960 in Joensuu) is a Finnish Member of the European Parliament (MEP).[1] Before becoming a MEP, he had a long career as a journalist.

Personal life[edit]

Sarvamaa's father's, Boris Sarvamaa's (né Saharov), family emigrated to Finland from St. Petersburg during the Russian Revolution. Sarvamaa is an Orthodox Christian.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Petri SARVAMAA". Europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 
  2. ^ Suomalainen ortodoksi nousemassa europarlamenttiin (Finnish) Ortodoksi.net

External links[edit]

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