List of Sejm Marshals

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This is a list of Sejm Marshals, or Speakers of the Sejm (the Lower house of the Polish Parliament) since its establishment as a regular convening body in the late 15th century, until now.[1][2]

Crown of the Polish Kingdom[edit]

Name Period
Jan Sierakowski October 31, 1548-December 12, 1548
Mikołaj Sienicki May 15, 1550-July 26, 1550
Rafał Leszczyński February 2, 1552-April 11, 1552
Mikołaj Sienicki February 1, 1553-February 2, 1559
Rafał Leszczyński November 30, 1562-March 25, 1563
Mikołaj Sienicki November 22, 1563-April 14, 1565
Stanisław Sędziwój Czarnkowski [3] January 10, 1569-August 12, 1569

Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth[edit]

   

Partitioned Poland (1795–1918)[edit]

Name Period
Tomasz Adam Ostrowski
Stanisław Sołtyk
Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski
Wincenty Krasiński
Rajmund Rembieliński
Stanisław Piwnicki [3][4]
Józef Lubowidzki [3][4] May 1830 - November 1830[5]
Władysław Ostrowski November 1830-
Leon Sapieha
Alfred Józef Potocki
Włodzimierz Dzieduszycki
Ludwik Wodzicki [4]
Mikołaj Zyblikiewicz
Eustachy Stanisław Sanguszko
Stanisław Marcin Badeni [4]
Andrzej Potocki [4]

Republic of Poland (1918–1939)[edit]

Name Period Party
Wojciech Trąmpczyński February 14, 1919–November 27, 1922
Maciej Rataj November 28, 1922-March 26, 1928 Polish People's Party "Piast"
Ignacy Daszyński March 27, 1928-December 8, 1930 Polish Socialist Party
Kazimierz Świtalski December 9, 1930-October 3, 1935 Non-Party Bloc of Cooperation with the Government
Stanisław Car October 4, 1935-June 18, 1938 Non-Party Bloc of Cooperation with the Government/Camp of National Unity
Walery Sławek June 22, 1938-November 27, 1938 Non-Party Bloc of Cooperation with the Government
Wacław Makowski November 28, 1938-November 2, 1939 Camp of National Unity

People's Republic of Poland[edit]

Name Period Party
Władysław Kowalski February 4, 1947-November 19, 1952 United People's Party (Poland)
Jan Dembowski November 20, 1952-February 19, 1957 United People's Party (Poland)
Czesław Wycech February 20, 1957-February 11, 1971 United People's Party (Poland)
Dyzma Gałaj February 11, 1971-March 27, 1972 United People's Party (Poland))
Stanisław Gucwa March 28, 1972-November 5, 1985 United People's Party (Poland)
Roman Malinowski November 6, 1985-June 22, 1989 United People's Party (Poland)
Mikołaj Kozakiewicz July 4, 1989-December 31, 1989 United People's Party (Poland)

Republic of Poland (after 1989)[edit]

Name Period Party
Mikołaj Kozakiewicz December 31, 1989-November 24, 1991 United People's Party/Polish People's Party - Revival/Polish People's Party
Wiesław Chrzanowski November 25, 1991-October 14, 1993 Christian National Union
Józef Oleksy October 14, 1993-March 3, 1995 Democratic Left Alliance
Józef Zych March 3, 1995-October 19, 1997 Polish People's Party
Maciej Płażyński October 20, 1997-October 18, 2001 Solidarity Electoral Action/Civic Platform
Marek Borowski October 19, 2001-April 20, 2004 Democratic Left Alliance/Social Democracy of Poland
Józef Oleksy April 21, 2004-January 5, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance
Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz January 5, 2005-October 18, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance
Marek Jurek October 26, 2005-April 27, 2007 Law and Justice/Right of the Republic
Ludwik Dorn April 27, 2007-November 4, 2007 Law and Justice
Bronisław Komorowski November 5, 2007-July 8, 2010 Civic Platform
acting Stefan Niesiołowski July 8, 2010-July 8, 2010 Civic Platform
Grzegorz Schetyna July 8, 2010-November 8, 2011 Civic Platform
Ewa Kopacz November 8, 2011-Incumbent Civic Platform

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Władysław Konopczyński, Chronologia Sejmów Polskich, 1493–1793. Publisher: Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci. Archiwum Komisji Historycznej. 2/IV. Nr 3. Kraków, 1948. (Polish) From: Digital Library of Wielkopolska. See: Content presentation. 'Built-in browser. Retrieved October 6, 2011.
  2. ^ Sejm Rzeczypospolitej. Official website of the Polish Parliament. Retrieved October 6, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d Tadeusz Wasilewski, Polski Słownik Biograficzny, 1970, vol. 15.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Marszałkowie Sejmu". Rozbiory (the Partitions) (in Polish). Kancelaria Sejmu (Chancelery of the Polish Parilament). 2007. Retrieved November 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ Jędruch, Jacek (1998). Constitutions, Elections and Legislatures of Poland, 1493-1993. Hippocrene Books, Inc. p. 221. ISBN 0781806372.