László Kövér

Hungarian politician

László Kövér (Hungarian: [ˈlaːsloː ˈkøveːr]; born 29 December 1959) is a Hungarian politician. He is the current Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary. He was the acting President of Hungary from 2 April 2012 to 10 May 2012, after the resignation of Pál Schmitt.

László Kövér

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Speaker of the National Assembly
Assumed office
6 August 2010
Preceded byPál Schmitt
President of Hungary
In office
2 April 2012 – 9 May 2012
Prime MinisterViktor Orbán
Preceded byPál Schmitt
Succeeded byJános Áder
Minister of Civilian Intelligence Services
In office
8 July 1998 – 2 May 2000
Prime MinisterViktor Orbán
Preceded byIstván Nikolits
Succeeded byErvin Demeter
Member of the National Assembly
Assumed office
2 May 1990
Personal details
Born (1959-12-29) 29 December 1959 (age 61)
Pápa, Hungary
Political partyFidesz
Spouse(s)Mária Bekk
  • Vajk
  • Botond
  • Csenge
Alma materEötvös Loránd University

He is a founding member of Fidesz.[1]


  1. "Interesting developments in Fidesz". Hungarian Spectrum. 2010-07-01. Archived from the original on 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2012-04-03.