Peter Kofod Poulsen

Danish politician

Peter Kofod Poulsen
Member of the European Parliament
for Denmark
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 July 2019
Personal details
Born (1990-02-27) 27 February 1990 (age 32)[1]
Snogebæk, Denmark [1]
Political partyDanish People's Party
SpouseVasileva Hristov (married 2018)[2]

Peter Kofod Poulsen (born 27 February 1990) is a Danish politician who was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019. He served in the Folketing from June 2015 to June 2019.[3]

During his term in the Folketing, he represented the Danish People's Party (DPP). As of July 2019, the DPP is on the parliamentary group Identity and Democracy.

Biography

The son of a blacksmith and nurse, he graduated from the Signal Regiment in 2010 and later worked as a primary school teacher in Haderslev. He was a city councillor in Haderslev beginning in 2014, and was in the regional council for Southern Denmark from 2014–2015.[3]

He adopted the surname Hristov when he married his wife Vasileva in 2018.[2] In political contexts he is referred to solely as "Peter Kofod".[4]

References

  1. ^ a b marts 2019, Sidst opdateret: 18. "Peter Kofod". Altinget.dk. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "DF-profil får østeuropæisk navn: Vil ikke bruge det". www.avisen.dk. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b Biography on the website of the Danish Parliament (Folketinget). Accessed on 3 June 2019.
  4. ^ "DF-politiker har taget østeuropæisk efternavn: Men vil ikke bruge det". www.jv.dk. 5 March 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2019.

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