Jerzy Buzek

Jerzy Karol Buzek [ˈjɛʐɨ ˈbuzɛk] (listen) (born 3 July 1940) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament from Poland. He has served as Prime Minister of Poland from 1997 to 2001, since being elected to the European Parliament in 2004, he served as President of the European Parliament between 2009 and 2012.[1] He is married to Ludgarda Buzek[2] and is the father of Polish actress Agata Buzek.

His Excellency

Jerzy Buzek

24th President of the European Parliament
In office
14 July 2009  17 January 2012
Vice PresidentGiovanni Pittella
Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou
Stavros Lambrinidis
Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez
Alejo Vidal-Quadras
Dagmar Roth-Behrendt
Libor Rouček
Isabelle Durant
Roberta Angelilli
Diana Wallis
Pál Schmitt
Edward McMillan-Scott
Rainer Wieland
Silvana Koch-Mehrin
Preceded byHans-Gert Pöttering
Succeeded byMartin Schulz
9th Prime Minister of Poland
In office
31 October 1997  19 October 2001
PresidentAleksander Kwaśniewski
DeputyLongin Komołowski
Leszek Balcerowicz
Janusz Tomaszewski
Janusz Steinhoff
Preceded byWłodzimierz Cimoszewicz
Succeeded byLeszek Miller
Member of the European Parliament
for Poland
Assumed office
20 July 2004
Member of the Sejm
for Warsaw I
In office
21 September 1991  13 August 2004
Personal details
Born
Jerzy Karol Buzek

(1940-07-03) 3 July 1940 (age 81)
Smilowitz, Germany (now Czech Republic)
Political partyCivic Platform
Other political
affiliations
European People's Party
Spouse(s)Ludgarda Buzek
ChildrenAgata
EducationSilesian University of Technology
Awards
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