Jacek Piechota

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Jacek Piechota
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Sejm Member from 41st District (Szczecin)
In office
6 November 1985 – 4 November 2007
Ministers of Economy
In office
19 October 2001 – 7 January 2003
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Leszek Miller
Preceded by Janusz Steinhoff
Succeeded by Jerzy Hausner
Ministers of Work and Economy
In office
31 March 2005 – 31 October 2005
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Marek Belka
Preceded by Jerzy Hausner
Succeeded by Piotr Woźniak
Personal details
Born (1959-04-28) April 28, 1959 (age 55)
Szczecin, Poland People's Republic of Poland
Political party Democratic Left Alliance
Spouse(s) Ewa Piechota
Profession Chemist

Jacek Piechota (pronounced [ˈjat͡sɛk pjɛˈxɔta]; born April 28, 1959 in Szczecin) is a Polish left-wing politician. He was the Minister of Economy from 2001 to 2003, under Prime Minister Leszek Miller, and again in 2005 under Prime Minister Marek Belka. Piechota was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005, receiving 17257 votes in 41 Szczecin district as a candidate on the Democratic Left Alliance list. He was also a member of the Polish United Workers' Party from 1978 to 1990.

He was also a member of PRL Sejm 1985-1989, PRL Sejm 1989-1991, Sejm 1991-1993, Sejm 1993-1997, Sejm 1997-2001, and Sejm 2001-2005.

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