- 9 May 2012 9:00 AM
Ader attended the Lakitelek meeting, Hungary’s first opposition gathering in 1987, and joined Fidesz in April, 1988. He took part in the three-sided political consultations as a representative of Fidesz in 1989 and was campaign chief for Fidesz in the 1990 parliamentary and 1994 parliamentary and local elections.
Ader was vice-president of Fidesz in 1993 and executive vice-president from 1995 to 1997, 1999 to 2000 and from May 2002 to May 2003. He was an MP from 1990 to 2009 and served as Speaker from 1998 to 2002.
From July 15, 2002 until the 2006 elections he was Fidesz caucus leader. He was elected MEP on June 7, 2009 and worked in the European People's Party caucus.
Ader is married with four children. His wife is a judge.
Source: Hungary Around the Clock
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