Eduard Kukan

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Eduard Kukan (26 December 1939 – 10 February 2022) was a Slovakian politician. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1998 to 2006.[1] He was a candidate for President of Slovakia in the 2004 presidential election. Kukan was born in Trnovec nad Váhom, then-Hungary.

Kukan was elected Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in 2009, a position he held until 2019. Kukan was also a member of the National Council from 1994 until 1998 and again from 2006 until 2009. From 1990 until 1993, Kukan was the Ambassador to the United Nations.

Kukan died on 10 February 2022 in Bratislava, Slovakia from a heart attack, aged 82.[2]

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  1. "Eduard Kukan". European Parliament. Archived from the original on 14 October 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2010.
  2. Zomrel Eduard Kukan, trojnásobný minister zahraničných vecí