Appointment of the Barroso Commission
Event date: 11/07/2019
The Barroso Commission was the European Commission in office from 22 November 2004 until 31 October 2014.
Its president was José Manuel Barroso, who presided over 27 other commissioners (one from each of the states composing the European Union, aside from Portugal, which is Barroso's state).
On 16 September 2009 Barroso was re-elected by the European Parliament for a further five years and his Commission was approved to take office on 9 February 2010.