Bendt Bendtsen, born March 25th 1954 in Odense, son of farmer Jørgen Bendtsen and Anna Marie Bendtsen.
Chairman of the Conservative Party November 2000 - September 2008. Political head and group chairman August 1999 - September 2008. Legal policy spokesman, 1998-1999, labour market policy spokesman, 1995-1998, social policy spokesman, 1994-1995.
Member of Odense City Council from 1989, later political spokesman. Vice-chairman of Odense Criminal Police Association, 1989-1992. From 1982 member of the management committee of Næsby Conservative Constituency Organisation, of the management committee of Odense West nomination district, and of the executive committee for Odense Conservative constituency organisation. Wrote the party's official legal policy declaration, (approved by the Conservative National Council 1987).
The biography is no longer updated from June 19th 2009.