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Margrete Auken

Member of the European Parliament

Margrete Auken (born 1945) is a reverend, politician and grandmother. Reverend in Frederiksberg church 1972-2015. Member of the Danish Parliament 1979-1990 and 1994-2004. Member of the European Parliament since 2004. Political priorities span the environment, transport, law, defence, culture, church, ethics and development aid. She is eight children's grandmother, is an active contributor to the public debate and the author of numerous books.