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|Leader of TOP 09|
26 November 2017 –24 November 2019
|Preceded by||Miroslav Kalousek|
|Succeeded by||Markéta Pekarová Adamová|
|Minister of Justice|
13 July 2010 –27 June 2012
|Prime Minister||Petr Nečas|
|Preceded by||Daniela Kovářová|
|Succeeded by||Pavel Blažek|
4 September 2006 –8 May 2009
|Prime Minister||Mirek Topolánek|
|Preceded by||Pavel Němec|
|Succeeded by||Daniela Kovářová|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies|
15 June 2002 –20 June 2014
|Member of the European Parliament for Czech Republic|
1 July 2014
|Born||24 November 1975|
|Political party|| Civic Democratic Alliance |
Civic Democratic Party
Independent as TOP 09
Jiří Pospíšil (born 24 November 1975) is a Czech politician, who was leader of TOP 09 from November 2017 until November 2019. As a deputy for the Civic Democratic Party, Pospíšil served twice as Czech Minister of Justice: between 2006 and 2009 under Prime Minister Mirek Topolánek, and then again from 2010 to 2012 in the government of Petr Nečas. Pospíšil was a member of the Chamber of Deputies (MP) from 2002 to 2014.
Born in Chomutov, Pospíšil graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of West Bohemia in 1999. From 2009 to 2010, he was the Dean of the same faculty. From 2010 until June 2012 he was Justice Minister again, in the Government of Petr Nečas.
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