Nikolaj Villumsen
Villumsen in December 2019
Member of the European Parliament
for Denmark
Assumed office
2 July 2019[1][2]
Personal details
Born (1983-02-28) 28 February 1983 (age 38)[3]
Aarhus, Denmark
NationalityDanish

Nikolaj Villumsen (born 28 February 1983) is a Danish politician who was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019, representing Enhedslisten,[4] a part of The Left group, where he serves as one of the four vice-chairs. Besides serving as vice-chair in The Left, Villumsen is a member of the Committee of Employment and Social Affairs, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the Committee of Constitutional Affairs.

He was a member of the Folketing from September 2011 to June 2019, representing Enhedslisten.[3]

For his many years of solidarity and support for Palestine and the Palestinian people, he received in August 2019 a Certificate of Appreciation from the former Palestanian Ambassador in Denmark, Mufeed Shami.

He has a bachelor's degree in history.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Key dates ahead". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Biography on the website of the Danish Parliament (Folketinget). Accessed on 3 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Valgresultat EP-valg Danmark". www.dr.dk. Retrieved 3 June 2019.