|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
|Assumed office |
17 December 2021
|Prime Minister||Petr Fiala|
|Preceded by||Jakub Kulhánek|
|Member of the Chamber of Deputies|
21 October 2017 – 21 October 2021
|Born|| (1985-07-02) 2 July 1985|
(now Czech Republic)
|Political party||Czech Pirate Party|
|Alma mater||Charles University|
Jan Lipavský (born 2 July 1985) is a Czech information technology manager and politician. He is a member of the Czech Pirate Party and serves as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the governing Petr Fiala Cabinet since December 2021. Previously, he was a Member of the Chamber of Deputies from October 2017 to October 2021.
Lipavský was born in Prague on 2 July 1985. He majored in international area studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, graduating with a Bachelor's degree. He joined an Erasmus Programme for two semesters at the University of Kent, United Kingdom.
Lipavský served as a Member of the Chamber of Deputies from 2017 to 2021. Following the 2021 Czech legislative election, he has served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the governing Petr Fiala Cabinet. President Miloš Zeman has expressed disagreement with the appointment of Lipavský as foreign minister.
- "Vládu v pátek prezident Zeman jmenuje i s Janem Lipavským, oznámil Fiala". ČT24, ČTK. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
- Rambousková, Michaela. "Překvapení: Zeman jmenuje vládu i s Lipavským, oznámil Fiala". seznamzpravy.cz. Retrieved 13 December 2021.
- Media related to Jan Lipavský at Wikimedia Commons
- Jan Lipavský on Czech Pirate Party website