|Member of the Regional Parliament |
for Zlín region
8 October 2016
|Born||11 August 1981|
|Political party||Party of Free Citizens|
Tomáš Pajonk (born 11 August 1981 in Havířov) is a Czech politician and businessman. He is the leader of the Party of Free Citizens.
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Pajonk was born in 1981. He studied at the University of Economics, Prague. He later started his own business, and in 2012 he joined Party of Free Citizens. He soon became the leader of the party's Zlín regional branch.He stood in the 2016 regional election and became a member of the Zlín regional assembly.
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