Lajos Kósa
Minister without Portfolio, responsible for the development of Cities of County Rank

    Personal data:
  • Born: 14 March 1964, Debrecen
  • Marital status: married with four children
    Education:
  • 1983-1989: Karl Marx University of Economic Science, Faculty of Planned Economy, Budapest (final certificate)
    Professional experience:
  • 2 October 2017: Minister without Portfolio, responsible for the development of cities with county rights
  • 2015-2017: Leader of Fidesz parliamentary group
  • 2015- Chairman of Fidesz Debrecen branch
  • 2010-2015: Executive Vice President of Fidesz
  • 2007-2015: Vice President of Fidesz
  • 2014-2017: Chairman of the Hungarian National Assembly’s Defence and Law Enforcement Committee
  • 2003- Fidesz electoral district president
  • 2002-2006: Deputy Chairman of the Hungarian National Assembly’s Local Government Committee
  • 1998-2015: Deputy Leader of Fidesz parliamentary group
  • 1998-2014: Mayor of Debrecen
  • 1998-2002: Chairman of the Hungarian National Assembly’s Auditing Committee
  • 1994-2003: Vice President of Fidesz
  • 1994- Chairman of the Hajdú-Bihar County branch of Fidesz
  • 1990- Member of Parliament
  • 1988- Founding member of Fidesz
    Other offices:
  • 2006-2014: President of the Association of Cities with County Rights (MJVSZ)
  • 2014- Honorary President of the Association of Cities with County Rights
  • 2011- President of the Hungarian Skating Federation
    Awards:
  • Mayor of the Year, 2001
    Language skills:
  • English
  • Russian