Zbigniew Romaszewski

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Zbigniew Romaszewski
Zbigniew Romaszewski VII kadencja Kancelaria Senatu.JPG
Vice Marshal of the Senate
In office
28 November 2007 – 7 November 2011
Serving with Marek Ziółkowski
Krystyna Bochenek
Preceded byRyszard Legutko
Maciej Płażyński
Krzysztof Putra
Marek Ziółkowski
Succeeded byMaria Pańczyk-Pozdziej
Jan Wyrowiński
Stanisław Karczewski
Member of Senate
In office
4 July 1989 – 7 November 2011
Personal details
Born(1940-01-02)2 January 1940
Warsaw, Poland
Died13 February 2014(2014-02-13) (aged 74)
Warsaw, Poland[1]
Political partyLaw and Justice
Alma materUniversity of Warsaw

Zbigniew Romaszewski (2 January 1940 – 13 February 2014[1]) was a Polish conservative politician, senator since 1989, and human rights activist.

After the June 1976 protests he was cofounder of assurance to workers prosecuted by communist regime. He was one of the founders of the Workers' Defence Committee (KOR). He became Chief of Bureau of Intervention of the Committee for Social Self-defence KOR in 1977. In 1979 knew Andrej Sacharov. In 1980 he was the founder of the Helsinki Committee in Poland. In 1980-1981 he was chief of Commission of Intervention and Law-abidingness of Solidarity. During martial law in Poland he established independent Radio Solidarity. In 1982 he was arrested and jailed by the Communist regime until 1984.

In 2007 he was elected to the Senate from the electoral list of Law and Justice. From 28 November 2007 he was deputy marshal of Polish Senate.

He died at age 74 in a hospital in Warsaw, after a week of induced coma.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Zbigniew Romaszewski nie żyje". RMF FM. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014. |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)

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