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Andor Nagy

Nagy Andor

Dr. Andor Nagy was born in 1963 in Csorna, in the Northwestern part of Hungary.

After his secondary studies in Győr, he read law at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. He also attended the Bibó István College for Advanced Studies, a special honours extracurricular studies program. He finished the University of Law in 1986. In 2004 he finished an AMP Program at Harvard Business School in Boston. He speaks fluent German and English, basic Russian and Hebrew.

After the fall of the communist regime and during the transition, the Youth party Fidesz emerged from the College, of which he was also a founding member as were many of his fellow students. On completing his studies, he started to work at the Budapest Municipality.

From 1989 to 1993, he studied law and sociology at Freie Universität, in Berlin and when he returned to Hungary, he became the desk officer for German affairs in the cabinet of the party president Viktor Orbán. After the 1998 general elections and the victory of the Fidesz he worked as Chief of Cabinet for the PM Orbán. November 2004 he became an MP in the Parliament.

In the parliamentary elections 2006, he obtained an individual mandate in Szécsény constituency, Nógrád County and became a member of the Christian Democratic People’s Party parliamentary group. From 2006, he was a Vice Chairman of the Committee on Environmental Protection. After the  parliamentary elections in 2010, he became a member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. He also served as Vice Chairman of the Committee on Sustainable Development. In 2013, he was appointed to Hungarian Ambassador in Israel, and as a result, he resigned from his seat.

Since August 2018, he is posted as ambassador of Hungary in Vienna.

Ambassador Nagy is a former member of the Rotary Club Saint Gellért   and is the recipient of the Commandeur de la Légion D`Honneur Honors (2001) and the Staufermedaille Baden-Württemberg (2002)

He is married and the proud father of four daughters. He is also an avid cyclist.