|Member of the Sejm|
25 September 2005
|Constituency||20 – Warsaw II|
|Minister of Environment|
November 16, 2015
October 31, 2005 – 16 November 2007
October 31, 1997 – October 19, 1999
April 14, 1944 |
Stara Miłosna, Warsaw, Poland
|Political party||Law and Justice|
Jan Szyszko (help·info) (born 19 April 1944 in Stara Miłosna, part of Warsaw) is a Polish forester, university teacher (professor of forestry), politician, and the current Minister of Environment in the cabinet of Beata Szydło (since 2015).
He was elected to the Sejm on 25 September 2005, receiving 7,042 votes in the 20th Warsaw district, as a candidate on the Law and Justice list. He served as Minister of the Environment in the cabinets of Jerzy Buzek, Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz and Jarosław Kaczyński (1997-1999 and 2005-2007). The Pontifical Academy of Sciences recognized him with the 2008 Ettore Majorana Award. He is an honorary citizen of Krościenko nad Dunajcem and of Wieluń.
- "Były polski minister środowiska uhonorowany w Watykanie". wiadomosci.wp.pl. Grupa Wirtualna Polska. 17 December 2008. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
Media related to Jan Szyszko at Wikimedia Commons
- Jan Szyszko - parliamentary page - includes declarations of interest, voting record, and transcripts of speeches.
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