Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner

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Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner
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Member of the European Parliament
In office
27 April 2015 – 1 July 2019[1]
ConstituencyFinland
Member of the Finnish Parliament
In office
21 March 2007 – 6 May 2015
ConstituencyUusimaa
Personal details
Born
Pirkko Anneli Ruohonen-Lerner

(1957-02-06) 6 February 1957 (age 65)
Hyvinkää, Finland
Political party Finnish
Finns Party
 EU
European Conservatives and Reformists
Alma materUniversity of Helsinki
Websitewww.pirkon.info

Pirkko Anneli Ruohonen-Lerner (born 6 February 1957) is a Finnish politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Finland. She is a member of the Finns Party, part of the European Conservatives and Reformists.

She was elected to Finnish Parliament in 2007 and served as a member of parliament until 2015. She was the chair of the party's parliamentary group from 2011 to 2014. In April 2015, Ruohonen-Lerner succeeded Sampo Terho in the European Parliament when Terho was elected to the Parliament of Finland.[2]

In her political career, she has served as a member of the council of the municipality of Myrskylä from 1985 to 1988 (then with the National Coalition Party), and as a member of the council of the city of Porvoo since 1996.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MEPs: Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner". European Parliament. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerneristä tulee europarlamentaarikko". 4 May 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015.

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