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Maciej Płażyński

Polish politician

Died when: 52 years 59 days (626 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

Maciej Płażyński

Maciej Płażyński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmatɕɛj pwaˈʐɨɲskʲi]; 10 February 1958 – 10 April 2010) was a Polish liberal-conservative politician.Płażyński was born in Młynary.

He began his political career in 1980 / 1981 as one of the leaders of the Students' Solidarity; he was governor of the Gdańsk Voivodship from August 1990 to July 1996, and was elected to the Sejm (the lower house of the Polish parliament) in September 1997.

To date he is longest serving Marshal of the Sejm of the Third Republic of PolandIn January 2001, he founded the Civic Platform political party with Donald Tusk and Andrzej Olechowski.

He left Civic Platform for personal reasons and at the time of his death was an independent MP.He was member of Kashubian-Pomeranian Association.

He was later chosen as a chairman of the Association "Polish Community".Maciej Płażyński was married to Elżbieta Płażyńska and together they had three children: Jakub, Katarzyna, and Kacper.He was listed on the flight manifest of the Tupolev Tu-154 of the 36th Special Aviation Regiment carrying the President of Poland Lech Kaczyński which crashed while landing at Smolensk-North airport near Pechersk near Smolensk, Russia, on 10 April 2010, killing all aboard.


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