Daniel Herman

Minister of Culture

Czech Republic

Minister of Culture and Member of Parliament for the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People’s Party, Mr. Herman served as the Director of the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, was Spokesman of the Czech Bishops’ Conference (1996–2005), Secretary to Cardinal Miloslav Vlk and Director of the Office of Professor Švejnar. Although he is now laicized, Mr. Herman studied Theology in Litoměřice, was ordained and served as a priest since 1989.