Arkadiusz Rybicki

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Arkadiusz Rybicki
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Member of the Sejm
In office
25 September 2005 – 10 April 2010
Constituency25 – Gdańsk
Personal details
Born(1953-01-12)January 12, 1953
Gdynia, Poland
DiedApril 10, 2010(2010-04-10) (aged 57)
Smolensk, Russia
Political partyCivic Platform

Arkadiusz Czesław Rybicki (January 12, 1953 – April 10, 2010) was a Polish politician.


Rybicki was born in Gdynia. In the 1980s he was active in the Solidarity movement. He was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005, getting 9466 votes in 25 Gdańsk district, candidating from the Civic Platform list.

He was listed on the flight manifest[1] 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.

Honours and awards[edit]

In 1999 Rybicki received the Order for Merit to Culture. In 2001 was awarded the French Ordre national du Mérite, granted by President Jacques Chirac. In 2005 he received the Medal of the 25th Anniversary of Solidarity.

On 16 April 2010, Rybicki was posthumously awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.

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