Mikuláš Peksa

Czech politician and physicist
Mikuláš Peksa
Mikuláš Peksa 4 January 2021.jpg
Peksa in 2021
Member of the European Parliament for the Czech Republic
Incumbent
Assumed office
2 July 2019
Member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic
In office
21 October 2017 – 6 June 2019
Succeeded byFrantišek Navrkal
Fourth vice-chairman of the
Czech Pirate Party
In office
24 April 2017 – 5 November 2019
Chairman of the European Pirate Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
11 November 2019
Preceded byMarkéta Gregorová
Personal details
Born (1986-06-18) 18 June 1986 (age 36)
Prague, Czech Republic
(then Czechoslovakia)
Political party Czech Republic:
Czech Pirate Party
European Union EU Party:
European Pirate Party
European Union EU Parliament group:
Greens/EFA
Alma materCharles University

Mikuláš Peksa (born 18 June 1986 in Prague) is a Czech biophysicist, activist and Czech Pirate Party politician. He was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in the 2019 election, and sits as a member of the Greens–European Free Alliance parliamentary group.

Early career and the Czech Pirate Party

Peksa studied biophysics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague, focusing on nuclear magnetic resonance, and worked as a researcher and a software engineer.[1]

Peksa joined the Czech Pirate Party in 2013. In the 2017 Czech legislative election, he was elected a Member of the Chamber of Deputies.[2]

European Parliament

Election

In the 2019 European election, he was elected as a Member of the European Parliament along with Marcel Kolaja and Markéta Gregorová.[3] Upon joining the European Parliament, he left his position of Deputy of the Czech Parliament on 6 June 2019.[4] He joined the Greens–European Free Alliance parliamentary group.

Committee assignments

Peksa is a member of the following European Parliament committees:[5]

References

  1. ^ Mikuláš Peksa (in Czech) pirati.cz.
  2. ^ Volby do Poslanecké sněmovny Parlamentu České republiky konané ve dnech 20.10. – 21.10.2017 (in Czech). volby.cz
  3. ^ Volby do Evropského parlamentu konané na území České republiky ve dnech 24.05. – 25.05.2019 (in Czech). volby.cz
  4. ^ "Pirát Peksa zvolený do europarlamentu se vzdal mandátu v české sněmovně. Nahradí ho analytik Navrkal". iROZHLAS (in Czech). Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  5. ^ "Home | Mikuláš PEKSA | MEPs | European Parliament".

External links

  • Media related to Mikuláš Peksa at Wikimedia Commons
  • Mikuláš Peksa on Czech Pirate Party website
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