Fourth Deaf European Parliamentarian Elected

30 Apr 2010


Dr Gergely Tapolczai is the first EUD board member to be elected to a national parliament. He is also the fourth European Deaf Parliamentarian following the footsteps of Ádám Kósa, Helga Stevens and Helene Jarmer. His party FIDESZ holds the majority of seats in the newly elected Hungarian parliament.

“On behalf of EUD, I would like to congratulate Gergely on his amazing achievement to become the first Deaf Member of Hungarian Parliament. It is a really proud moment for the European Deaf Community to have another Deaf Parliamentarian and especially to encourage others to follow his example.” - Berglind Stefánsdóttir, EUD President

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