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Ewa Kopacz

Polish politician

Ewa Bożena Kopacz, born Ewa Bożena Lis[1] (born 3 December 1956[2]) is the Prime Minister of Poland since 22 September 2014. Previously, she was the Speaker of the lower house of parliament. From 8 November 2014 she was the leader of the Platforma Obywatelska (Civil Platform) party. Her nomination for Prime Minister position is connected with Donald Tusk's election for the President of the European Council position. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Lublin.[3]

Ewa Kopacz

Ewa Kopacz - Konwencja PO (cropped).jpg
Vice President of the European Parliament
Assumed office
3 July 2019
Serving with See List
PresidentDavid Sassoli
Prime Minister of Poland
In office
22 September 2014 – 16 November 2015
PresidentBronisław Komorowski
Andrzej Duda
DeputyTomasz Siemoniak
Janusz Piechociński
Preceded byDonald Tusk
Succeeded byBeata Szydło
Leader of the Civic Platform
In office
8 November 2014 – 26 January 2016
Preceded byDonald Tusk
Succeeded byGrzegorz Schetyna
Marshal of the Sejm
In office
8 November 2011 – 22 September 2014
PresidentBronisław Komorowski
Preceded byGrzegorz Schetyna
Succeeded byRadosław Sikorski
Minister of Health
In office
16 November 2007 – 8 November 2011
Prime MinisterDonald Tusk
Preceded byZbigniew Religa
Succeeded byBartosz Arłukowicz
Personal details
Born
Ewa Lis

(1956-12-03) 3 December 1956 (age 62)
Skaryszew, Poland
Political partyUnited People's Party (Before 1989)
Freedom Union (1994–2001)
Civic Platform (2001–present)
Other political
affiliations
European People's Party
Spouse(s)Marek Kopacz (Divorced 2008)
Children1
EducationMedical University of Lublin
AwardsRoyal Norwegian Order of Merit Order of Saint-Charles Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana

On 12 November 2015 she submitted the resignation of her own government.

In July 2019, she became the Vice-President of the European Parliament.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biuletyn Informacji Publicznej Instytutu Pamięci Narodowej". katalog.bip.ipn.gov.pl. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  2. "Ewa Kopacz". Kancelaria Sejmu. ND. Retrieved 12 November 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. "Ewa Kopacz is new Prime Minister". Trade Bridge Consultants. ND. Retrieved 12 November 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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