Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz (kaˈʑimʲɛʂ mart͡ɕinˈkʲevʲit͡ʂ) (born December 20, 1959 in Gorzów Wielkopolski
Gorzów Wielkopolski
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) is a Polish
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 conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of Poland from October 31, 2005 to July 14, 2006. He was a member of the Law and Justice
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 party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS).
Marcinkiewicz graduated in 1984 from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (having studied physics
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) of the Wrocław University.