Ole Krarup

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Krarup in 2003

Ole Krarup (17 March 1935 – 7 October 2017) was a Danish EU politician. He was a former professor of law at the University of Copenhagen. He was born in Aarhus, Denmark.

From 1994 through 2006, he was Member of the European Parliament with the Folkebevægelsen mod EU (People's Movement against the EU), a member of the Bureau of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left and sat on the European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and its Committee on Budgetary Control.

Krarup resigned as an MEP on 1 January 2007 due to medical consequences after a traffic accident while riding his bicycle in Strasbourg in 2006.

Krarup died on 7 October 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark from complications of pneumonia at the age of 82.[1]

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