The Orbán Government

The fourth government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was formed on May 18, 2018, following the victory of the FideszChristian Democratic People’s Party (KDNP) alliance in the National Assembly Election held in Hungary the previous month.

Six of the fourteen ministers in the government are members of Fidesz, while two are members of the KDNP and six are nominal independents.

The Fourth Orbán Government

 

Viktor Orbán /prime minister 

 

 

Zsolt Semjén /deputy prime minister/minister without portfolio in charge of national policy, ecclesiastical affairs and nationalities 

 

 

Mihály Varga /deputy prime minister/national economy minister

 

 

Sándor Pintér /deputy prime minister/interior minister

 

 

Antal Rogán /minister in charge of the Prime Ministerial Cabinet Office

 

 

Gergely Gulyás /minister in charge of the Prime Ministry

 

 

Péter Szijjártó /minister of external economy and foreign affairs

 

 

General Tibor Benkő /minister of defense

 

 

László Trócsányi /justice minister

 

 

Miklós Kásler /human resources minister

 

 

László Palkovics /national innovation and technology minister

 

 

István Nagy /minister of agriculture and rural development

 

 

János Süli /minister without portfolio in charge of the expansion of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant

 

 

Andrea Bártfai-Mager /minister without portfolio in charge of handling national assets

 

Note: Andrea Bártfai-Mager is the third woman to serve in the four Orbán governments (Mrs. László Németh served as national development minister in the second Orbán cabinet from 2011 to 2014 and Ibolya Dávid served as justice minister in the first Orbán cabinet from 1998 to 2002). None of these three women have been members of Fidesz: Bátfai-Mager is an independent, while Mrs. László Németh was also an independent and Dávid Ibolya was affiliated with the Hungarian Democratic Forum.

Last Updated: May 8, 2018.