Krzysztof Janik

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Krzysztof Jan Janik
Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration of the Republic of Poland
In office
October 19, 2001 – January 21, 2004
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Leszek Miller
Preceded by Marek Biernacki
Succeeded by Józef Oleksy
2nd Chairman of the Democratic Left Alliance
In office
March 4, 2004 – December 18, 2004
Preceded by Leszek Miller
Succeeded by Józef Oleksy
Personal details
Born (1950-06-11) June 11, 1950 (age 66)
Kielce, Poland
Political party Polish United Worker's Party (1968-1990)
Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland (1990-1999)
Democratic Left Alliance (1999-)
Profession Political scientist

Krzysztof Janik (pronounced [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf ˈjanik]; born June 11, 1950 in Kielce) is a Polish left-wing politician. He is a member of the Democratic Left Alliance and from March 6, 2004 to December 18, 2004 was the leader of this party.

He was Ministers of Internal Affairs and Administration from 2001 to 2004 when he resigned.[1] He was also a member of the parliament from 1993 to 2005.


  1. ^ "Polish police chief resigns". BBC News. 29 October 2003. Retrieved 2010-12-26. Poland's interior minister, Krzysztof Janik, survived a parliamentary vote of no-confidence on Wednesday after being accused by the opposition party of being central to the affair.