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Béla Turi-Kovács
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Turi-Kovács in 2002
Minister of Environment
In office
1 December 2000 – 27 May 2002
Preceded by Ferenc Ligetvári
Succeeded by Mária Kóródi
Environment and Water
Member of the National Assembly
In office
18 June 1998 – 3 November 2023
Personal details
Born (1935-12-02)2 December 1935
Endrőd, Hungary
Died 3 November 2023(2023-11-03) (aged 87)
Political party FKGP (1956; 1994–2001)
MDF (1988–1990)
Other political
Smallholders' Civil Association (Fidesz-ally)
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Profession jurist, politician

Béla Turi-Kovács (2 December 1935 – 3 November 2023) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Environment between 2000 and 2002. He was a member of the National Assembly from 1998 until his death. He was the Father of the House (oldest sitting MP) from 2014 thus he opened the inaugural sessions of the National Assembly in 2014, 2018 and 2022.

Life and career

Béla Turi-Kovács was born in Endrőd, Hungary on 2 December 1935. In 1956 he was a member of the Independent Smallholders, Agrarian Workers and Civic Party. Turi-Kovács died on 3 November 2023, at the age of 87.

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