|Leader of KDU-ČSL|
25 January 2020
|Preceded by||Marek Výborný|
|12th Minister of Agriculture of the Czech Republic|
29 January 2014 –13 December 2017
|Prime Minister||Bohuslav Sobotka|
|Preceded by||Miroslav Toman|
|Succeeded by||Jiří Milek|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies|
26 October 2013
|Born||15 March 1981|
(now Czech Republic)
|Alma mater||Mendel University Brno|
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