Members of the European Parliament

A set of all the members of the European Union's parliament, which are elected per member state.

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are elected for a five-year term through a European-wide election conducted in each member state. Member states have different contingents of MEPs based on their voting population. MEPs are organised into groups, which are formed from the representatives of national parties aligned with that group.

Data overview

Entity types:
28 countries · Show overview...
Publisher:European Parliament (European Union)

The European Parliament is the legislative branch of the European Union. Together with the Council of the European Union and the European Commission it devises and adopts European legislation.

Collections:in Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) · OpenSanctions Default
Source data:www.europarl.europa.eu · XML
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entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities1.07 MB
names.txtTarget names text file17.01 KB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format1.15 MB
source.xmlSource data167.68 KB
statistics.jsonDataset statistics3.13 KB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON1.76 MB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV118.33 KB

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Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

Niels GEUKINGPersonEuropean Union · Germany
Guy LAVOCATPersonFrance · European Union
Krzysztof BREJZAPersonEuropean Union · Poland
Michael KAUCHPersonEuropean Union · Germany
Esther SANZ SELVAPersonEuropean Union · Spain
François THIOLLETPersonFrance · European Union
Patricia CARO MAYAPersonSpain · European Union
Witold PAHLPersonPoland · European Union
Jozef MIHÁLPersonSlovakia · European Union
Martine KEMPPersonEuropean Union · Luxembourg
Wolfram PIRCHNERPersonEuropean Union · Austria
Laurence SAILLIETPersonEuropean Union · France
Lydie MASSARDPersonEuropean Union · France
Włodzimierz KarpińskiPersonEuropean Union · Poland
Ana COLLADO JIMÉNEZPersonSpain · European Union