Krzysztof Tchórzewski

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Krzysztof Tchórzewski
Krzysztof Tchórzewski (6).JPG
Minister of Energy
Assumed office
1 December 2015
President Andrzej Duda
Prime Minister Beata Szydło
Member of the Sejm
Assumed office
25 September 2005
Constituency 18 – Siedlce
Personal details
Born (1950-05-19) 19 May 1950 (age 67)
Rzążew
Political party Law and Justice
Tchórzewski with President Andrzej Duda

Krzysztof Tchórzewski (born May 19, 1950 in Rzążew) is a Polish engineer and politician. He serves as the Minister of Energy in the cabinet of Beata Szydło (since 1 December 2015). Prior to this, Tchórzewski was a minister without portfolio.

In the 80s Tchórzewski was part of the anti-communist opposition. He was the chairman of Siedlce branch of the Solidarity from 1981. From 1990 to 1992 he was the provincial governor of the Siedlce Voivodeship. He held various significant positions in the public and private sectors, including as Deputy Transport Minister (1997-2001), Deputy Economy Minister (2005), and PKP Energetyka Economic Director (2002). Tchórzewski has been awarded the Silver Cross of Merit (1987), the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2001), and the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2005).[1]

He was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005 getting 8516 votes in 18 Siedlce district, as a candidate on the Law and Justice list. He was also a member of Sejm 1991–1993 and Sejm 1997–2001. In 1974 he graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology.

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  1. ^ Biernacki, Krzysztof. "Krzysztof Tchórzewski". Encyklopedia Solidarności. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 

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