|Vice-Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland|
October 27, 2005 – November 5, 2007
Served alongside: Ryszard Legutko, Maciej Płażyński, Marek Ziółkowski
|Preceded by||Jolanta Danielak, Kazimierz Kutz, Ryszard Jarzembowski|
|Succeeded by||Krystyna Bochenek, Janusz Ziółkowski|
|Vice-Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland|
November 6, 2007
Serving alongside: Jarosław Kalinowski, Stefan Niesiołowski, Jerzy Szmajdziński – April 10, 2010
|Preceded by||Janusz Dobrosz, Jarosław Kalinowski, Bronisław Komorowski, Wojciech Olejniczak, Genowefa Wiśniowska|
|Member of the Sejm|
5 November 2007 – 10 April 2010
|Constituency||24 – Białystok|
|Born||July 4, 1957
|Died||10 April 2010 (aged 52)
|Political party||Law and Justice|
|Centre Agreement (1990–2001)|
Krzysztof Jakub Putra (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf ˈputra], July 4, 1957 – April 10, 2010) was a Polish politician, a member of the Law and Justice (PiS). He served as a Deputy of the Senate Marshal from October 27, 2005 until November 4, 2007. He later became a Sejm member (from November 5) and PiS candidate for Sejm Marshal.
A member of Solidarity during Communist rule, he was a worker in Białystok from 1975 to 1994. He was also a Sejm Member (Contract Sejm) from Solidarity (1989–1991). Later he was elected from Centre Agreement and was one of the founder of Law and Justice in 2001. He is known as one of the Party leader, in addition to serve as party leader in his home Podlaskie Voivodeship.
As one of the Deputies of the Senate Marshal he was regarded as a de facto leader of the upper house.
He was picked by the Law and Justice and their candidate for Sejm Marshal. However, he lost soundly to Civic Platform's majority nominee Bronisław Komorowski. His candidature was viewed as a political demonstration.
However, a day later he was elected one of the Vice-Marshals.
He was married and had eight children.
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 near Smolensk-North airport near Pechersk near Smolensk, Russia, on 10 April 2010, killing all aboard.
- This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2007-10-10 of the equivalent article on the Polish Wikipedia.