Stanisław Thugutt

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This article is about a politician. For geology professor, see Stanisław Józef Thugutt.
Stanisław Thugutt
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Stanisław Thugutt
Minister of Interior of Poland
In office
6 November 1918 – 16 January 1919
Preceded by Stanisław Ustyanowski
Succeeded by Stanisław Wojciechowski
Deputy Prime Minister of Poland
In office
17 November 1924 – 21 May 1925
Personal details
Born (1873-07-30)July 30, 1873
Łęczyca, Congress Poland
Died June 15, 1961(1961-06-15) (aged 87)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Polish
Political party Polish People's Party "Wyzwolenie"
Occupation Politician
Religion Roman Catholicism

Stanisław August Thugutt (30 July 1873, Łęczyca - 15 June 1941, Stockholm) was a Polish activist and politician during the interwar period of the (Second Polish Republic).

During World War I, he was a soldier in the Polish Legions. He was the founder and leader of several peasant parties (particularly the Polish People's Party "Wyzwolenie"). Later he was the Minister of Internal Affairs (1918–1919), and vice-Prime Minister (1924–1925). After the Invasion of Poland, Thugutt escaped to Sweden, where he died in exile.

Works[edit]

  • Krótki Przewodnik po Warszawie i okolicach (1914)
  • Listy do młodego przyjaciela (1939, 2002)
  • Wykłady o spółdzielczości (1945)
  • Autobiografia (1984)
  • Wyznania demokraty: publicystyka z lat 1917-1939 (ed. Jan Sałkowski) (1986)
  • Stanisław Thugutt o demokracji i ustroju Polski (ed. Władysław Wic) (1998)