Jens-Peter Bonde

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Jens-Peter Rossen Bonde (27 March 1948 – 4 April 2021) was a Danish politician who served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) with the June Movement. He resigned as an MEP in May 2008.[1][2] Bonde was elected to the European Parliament in the first election in 1979 with the People's Movement against the EU. He was re-elected 6 times consecutively. In 1992 he co-founded the June Movement which he chaired until his retirement in May 2008.

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Jens-Peter Bonde
Born(1948-03-27)27 March 1948
Aabenraa, Denmark
Died4 April 2021(2021-04-04) (aged 73)
NationalityDanish
OccupationPolitician
Years active1979–2008
Political partyJune Movement
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Jens-Peter Bonde emerged from the Danish Left of the 1970s, however he was on the centre-left for much of his life. In November 2005 he was the inspiration behind the setting up of a new Party at a European level, EUDemocrats. He was its president from 2005 to 2009.[3]

Bonde wrote over 60 books on the EU, including editions of EU treaties with additional commentary.[4]