Mayor of Budapest

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Gergely Karácsony (b. 1975) is a green, left-wing politician and co-chair of the Dialouge (Párbeszéd) party. He was elected as Mayor of Budapest on 13 October 2019 as the joint candidate of five Hungarian opposition parties. Between 2014-2019 he served as Mayor of Budapest’s 14th district (Zugló). Prior to that, he was an MP of the LMP (Poltics Can Be Different) party (2010-2013).

Mr. Karácsony is a sociologist by profession, and a former lecturer at Corvinus University of Budapest.

He is married and has two children. He enjoys listening to jazz, going for long bike rides and watching volleyball.

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The Mayor's Office

1052 Budapest, Városház u. 9-11. "F" Building - I./121.
Phone: +36-1-327-1023