Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner

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Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner
MEP
Pirkko Ruohonen-Lerner.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
27 April 2015[1]
Constituency Finland
Member of the Finnish Parliament
In office
21 March 2007 – 6 May 2015
Constituency Uusimaa
Personal details
Born Pirkko Anneli Ruohonen-Lerner
(1957-02-06) 6 February 1957 (age 60)
Hyvinkää, Finland
Political party  Finnish
Finns Party
 EU
European Conservatives and Reformists
Alma mater Tallinn University
Religion Evangelical Lutheran
Website www.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 the Finnish Parliament in 2007 and served as a member of parliament till 2015. She was the chairwoman of the party's parliamentary group 2011–2014. In April 2015, Ruohonen-Lerner succeeded Sampo Terho in the European Parliament when Terho was elected to Parliament of Finland.[2]

In her political career she has served as a member of the council of the municipality of Myrskylä 1985-1988 (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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