List of Sejm Marshals

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This is a list of Sejm Marshals, or Speakers of the Sejm (the Lower house of the Polish Parliament) since its establishment as a regular convening body in the late 15th century, until now.[1][2]

Crown of the Kingdom of Poland[edit]

Name Period
Jan Sierakowski October 31, 1548–December 12, 1548
Mikołaj Sienicki May 15, 1550–July 26, 1550
Rafał Leszczyński February 2, 1552–April 11, 1552
Mikołaj Sienicki February 1, 1553–February 2, 1559
Rafał Leszczyński November 30, 1562–March 25, 1563
Mikołaj Sienicki November 22, 1563–April 14, 1565
Stanisław Sędziwój Czarnkowski [3] January 10, 1569–August 12, 1569

Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth[edit]

   

Partitioned Poland (1795–1918)[edit]

Name Period
Tomasz Adam Ostrowski
Stanisław Sołtyk
Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski
Wincenty Krasiński
Rajmund Rembieliński
Stanisław Piwnicki [3][4]
Józef Lubowidzki [3][4] May 1830 - November 1830[5]
Władysław Ostrowski November 1830-
Leon Sapieha
Alfred Józef Potocki
Włodzimierz Dzieduszycki
Ludwik Wodzicki [4]
Mikołaj Zyblikiewicz
Eustachy Stanisław Sanguszko
Stanisław Marcin Badeni [4]
Andrzej Potocki [4]

Second Polish Republic (1918–39)[edit]

Name Period Party
Wojciech Trąmpczyński February 14, 1919–November 27, 1922
Maciej Rataj November 28, 1922–March 26, 1928 Polish People's Party "Piast"
Ignacy Daszyński March 27, 1928–December 8, 1930 Polish Socialist Party
Kazimierz Świtalski December 9, 1930–October 3, 1935 Nonpartisan Bloc for Cooperation with the Government
Stanisław Car October 4, 1935–June 18, 1938 Nonpartisan Bloc for Cooperation with the Government/Camp of National Unity
Walery Sławek June 22, 1938–November 27, 1938 Nonpartisan Bloc for Cooperation with the Government
Wacław Makowski November 28, 1938–November 2, 1939 Camp of National Unity

Polish People's Republic[edit]

Name Period Party
Władysław Kowalski February 4, 1947–November 19, 1952 United People's Party (Poland)
Jan Dembowski November 20, 1952–February 19, 1957 United People's Party (Poland)
Czesław Wycech February 20, 1957–February 11, 1971 United People's Party (Poland)
Dyzma Gałaj February 11, 1971–March 27, 1972 United People's Party (Poland))
Stanisław Gucwa March 28, 1972–November 5, 1985 United People's Party (Poland)
Roman Malinowski November 6, 1985–June 22, 1989 United People's Party (Poland)
Mikołaj Kozakiewicz July 4, 1989–December 31, 1989 United People's Party (Poland)

Republic of Poland (after 1989)[edit]

Name Period Party
Mikołaj Kozakiewicz December 31, 1989–November 24, 1991 United People's Party/Polish People's Party - Revival/Polish People's Party
Wiesław Chrzanowski November 25, 1991–October 14, 1993 Christian National Union
Józef Oleksy October 14, 1993–March 3, 1995 Democratic Left Alliance
Józef Zych March 3, 1995–October 19, 1997 Polish People's Party
Maciej Płażyński October 20, 1997–October 18, 2001 Solidarity Electoral Action/Civic Platform
Marek Borowski October 19, 2001–April 20, 2004 Democratic Left Alliance/Social Democracy of Poland
Józef Oleksy April 21, 2004–January 5, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance
Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz January 5, 2005–October 18, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance
Marek Jurek October 26, 2005–April 27, 2007 Law and Justice/Right Wing of the Republic
Ludwik Dorn April 27, 2007–November 4, 2007 Law and Justice
Bronisław Komorowski November 5, 2007–July 8, 2010 Civic Platform
acting Stefan Niesiołowski July 8, 2010 Civic Platform
Grzegorz Schetyna July 8, 2010–November 8, 2011 Civic Platform
Ewa Kopacz November 8, 2011–September 22, 2014 Civic Platform
acting Jerzy Wenderlich September 22, 2014–September 24, 2014 Democratic Left Alliance
Radosław Sikorski September 24, 2014–June 23, 2015 Civic Platform
acting Jerzy Wenderlich June 23–June 25, 2015 Democratic Left Alliance
Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska June 25, 2015-November 11,2015 Civic Platform
Marek Kuchciński since November 12, 2015 Law and Justice

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Władysław Konopczyński, Chronologia Sejmów Polskich, 1493–1793. Publisher: Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci. Archiwum Komisji Historycznej. 2/IV. Nr 3. Kraków, 1948. (Polish) From: Digital Library of Wielkopolska. See: Content presentation. 'Built-in browser. Retrieved October 6, 2011.
  2. ^ Sejm Rzeczypospolitej. Official website of the Polish Parliament. Retrieved October 6, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d Tadeusz Wasilewski, Polski Słownik Biograficzny, 1970, vol. 15.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Marszałkowie Sejmu". Rozbiory (the Partitions) (in Polish). Kancelaria Sejmu (Chancelery of the Polish Parilament). 2007. Retrieved November 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ Jędruch, Jacek (1998). Constitutions, Elections and Legislatures of Poland, 1493-1993. Hippocrene Books, Inc. p. 221. ISBN 0781806372.