Władysław Bartoszewski

Polish politician and activist (1922-2015)

Władysław Bartoszewski [vwaˈdɨswaf bartɔˈʂɛfskʲi] (audio speaker iconlisten) (February 19, 1922 in Warsaw – April 24, 2015 in Warsaw[1]) was a Polish politician, social activist, journalist, writer, historian, former Auschwitz concentration camp prisoner, World War II Resistance fighter, Polish underground activist, participant of the Warsaw Uprising, twice the Minister of Foreign Affairs, chevalier of the Order of the White Eagle, and an honorary citizen of Israel and a member of the International Honorary Council[2] of the European Academy of Diplomacy.

Władysław Bartoszewski
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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland
3rd Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Third Republic of Poland
In office
March 7, 1995 – December 22, 1995
PresidentLech Wałęsa
Prime MinisterJózef Oleksy
Preceded byAndrzej Olechowski
Succeeded byDariusz Rosati
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland
6th Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Third Republic of Poland
In office
June 30, 2000 – October 19, 2001
PresidentAleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime MinisterJerzy Buzek
Preceded byBronisław Geremek
Succeeded byWłodzimierz Cimoszewicz
Ambassador of The Republic of Poland to Austria
In office
September 20, 1990 – September 1, 1995
Preceded byStanisław Bejger
Succeeded byJan Barcz
Member of Senate
In office
October 20, 1997 – October 18, 2001
Personal details
Born(1922-02-19)February 19, 1922
Warsaw, Poland
DiedApril 24, 2015(2015-04-24) (aged 93)
Warsaw, Poland
Spouse(s)Zofia Bartoszewska
ChildrenWładysław Teofil Bartoszewski
OccupationAcademician, journalist, politician, resistance member, social activist, writer


  1. "Władysław Bartoszewski nie żyje". tvn24.pl. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2015-04-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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