Dan Jørgensen

Dan Jørgensen
Dan Jørgensen MEP
Member of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
Assumed office
July 20, 2004
Personal details
Born June 12, 1975 (1975-06-12) (age 36)
Denmark Odense, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Political party Social Democrat / PES
Alma mater University of Aarhus, University of Washington
Occupation Politician
Profession Author, Politician
Website Official website

Dan Jørgensen (born June 12, 1975) is a Danish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Social Democrats, part of the Party of European Socialists. Dan is head of the Danish delegation of Social Democrats in the European Parliament.


Early Life

Dan grew up in Morud on the Danish island of Funen, attended high school at Nordfyns Gymnasium, and university at the University of Aarhus, from which he holds a Master's degree in Political Science. He also studied Political Science at the University of Washington.[1][2]

European Parliament

Dan was elected in 2004 with 10.350 personal votes and re-elected in 2009 with 233.266 personal votes.[3]

Dan has been the vice-chair of the committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety since 2004, and is a substitute on the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. He is a member of the Delegation for relations with Iran and a substitute on the Delegation for relations with the United States.[4]


  • 'Eurovisioner - Essays om fremtidens Europa' (Copenhagen, Informations Forlag 2006)
  • 'EU needs to take action' in 'Caution Dangerous chemicals - Obsolete Pesticides' (Union for Europe of the Nations, Belgium 2007)
  • 'Mellem Mars og Venus' in 'Fra fællesmarked til fællesskab?' (The European Communities, Belgium 2007)
  • 'Grøn Globalisering - miljøpolitik i forandring' (Hovedland 2007)
  • 'Politikere med begge ben på jorden hænger ikke på træerne' (Informations Forlag, 2009)
  • 'Grønt håb - Klimapolitik 2.0' (Forlaget Sohn, 2010).


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