Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (Poland)

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Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
Ministerstwo Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego
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Official governmental wall plaque
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Agency overview
Headquarters ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 15/17, Warsaw
Agency executive Małgorzata Omilanowska, Minister of Culture and National Heritage
Parent agency Council of Ministers
Website www.mkidn.gov.pl
The Potocki Palace in central Warsaw houses the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
Seat of the Ministry - the main palace building

Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Ministerstwo Kultury i Dziedzictwa Narodowego) was formed on 31 October 2005, from transformation of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland.

The ministry is concerned with various aspects of Polish culture.

The ministry can trace its history to 1944.

Current minister is Małgorzata Omilanowska.

List of ministers[edit]

Ministers of Culture and Art (1989-1999)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Izabella Cywińska 12 September 1989 - 14 December 1990 None Tadeusz Mazowiecki
2 Marek Rostworowski 12 January 1991 - 5 December 1991 None Jan Krzysztof Bielecki
3 Andrzej Siciński 23 December 1991 - 5 June 1992 None Jan Olszewski
Piotr Łukasiewicz (acting) 11 July 1992 - 17 February 1993 None Hanna Suchocka
4 Jerzy Góral 17 February 1993 - 26 October 1993 United Christian Nationals Hanna Suchocka
5 Kazimierz Dejmek 26 October 1993 - 26 January 1996 None Waldemar Pawlak, Józef Oleksy
6 Zdzisław Podkański 15 February 1996 - 31 October 1997 Polish People's Party Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz
7 Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa 31 October 1997 - 26 March 1998 Freedom Union Jerzy Buzek
8 Andrzej Zakrzewski 26 March 1998 - 19 October 1999 Conservative People's Party Jerzy Buzek

Ministers of Culture and National Heritage (1999-2001)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Andrzej Zakrzewski 19 October 1999 - 10 February 2000 Conservative People's Party Jerzy Buzek
2 Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski 16 March 2000 - 12 July 2001 Conservative People's Party Jerzy Buzek
3 Andrzej Zieliński 12 July 2001 - 19 October 2001 None Jerzy Buzek

Ministers of Culture (2001-2005)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Andrzej Celiński 19 October 2001 - 6 July 2002 Democratic Left Alliance Leszek Miller
2 Waldemar Dąbrowski 6 July 2002 - 31 October 2005 None Leszek Miller, Marek Belka

Ministers of Culture and National Heritage (2005-present)[edit]

No. Name Term of Offices Party Served under
1 Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski 31 October 2005 - 7 September 2007 Law and Justice Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Jarosław Kaczyński
Jarosław Kaczyński (acting) 7 September 2007 - 12 September 2007 Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński
2 Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski 12 September 2007 - 16 November 2007 Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński
3 Bogdan Zdrojewski 16 November 2007 – present Civic Platform Donald Tusk

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