Jędrzej Moraczewski

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Jędrzej Moraczewski
Jędrzej Moraczewski.jpg
1st Prime Minister of the
Second Republic of Poland
In office
18 November 1918 – 16 January 1919
President Józef Piłsudski (as Chief of State)
Preceded by Ignacy Daszyński (provisional)
Succeeded by Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Personal details
Born Jędrzej Edward Moraczewski
(1870-01-13)13 January 1870
Tremessen (Trzemeszno),
Flag of the Province of Posen Province of Posen
Died 5 August 1944(1944-08-05) (aged 74)
Flag of Sulejówek Sulejówek, Poland
Political party Polish Socialist Party
Profession Engineer

Jędrzej Edward Moraczewski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjɛndʐɛj mɔraˈt͡ʂɛfkʲi]; 13 January 1870 – 5 August 1944) was a Polish socialist politician who served as the first Prime Minister of the Second Polish Republic between November 1918 and January 1919. He had previously served as Minister of Communications. Subsequently, from 1925 to 1929, he served as Minister of Public Labour.[1]

Moraczewski died on 5 August 1944 when he was hit by shrapnel fired by a Soviet soldier into his house.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Remigiusz Okraska (7 July 2008). "Jędrzej Moraczewski" (in Polish). Polskie Radio. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 

Source publications[edit]

  • Andrzej Chojnowski, Piotr Wróbel, ed. (1992). Presidents and prime ministers of the Second Polish Republic (in Polish). Wrocław: Ossolineum. ISBN 83-04-03854-4. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Władysław Wróblewski
Prime Minister of Poland
1918–1919
Succeeded by
Ignacy Paderewski