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About this soundJan Feliks Szyszko  (19 April 1944 – 9 October 2019) was a Polish forester, university teacher (professor of forestry) and politician who served as Minister of Environment in the cabinets of Jerzy Buzek (1997–1999), Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz (2005–2007), Jarosław Kaczyński (2007), Beata Szydło (2015–2017) and Mateusz Morawiecki (2017-2018).

Jan Szyszko
Jan Szyszko 2008.jpg
Member of the Sejm
In office
25 September 2005 – 9 October 2019
Constituency20 – Warsaw II
Minister of Environment
In office
16 November 2015 – 9 January 2018
Prime MinisterBeata Szydło
Mateusz Morawiecki
In office
31 October 2005 – 16 November 2007
Prime MinisterKazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Jarosław Kaczyński
In office
31 October 1997 – 19 October 1999
Prime MinisterJerzy Buzek
Personal details
Jan Feliks Szyszko

(1944-04-14)14 April 1944
Stara Miłosna, Warsaw, Poland
Died9 October 2019(2019-10-09) (aged 75)
Political partyLaw and Justice
Alma materWarsaw University of Life Sciences
The Rock of the Ecologists in Darłowo

He was elected to the Sejm on 25 September 2005, receiving 7,042 votes in the 20th Warsaw district, as a candidate on the Law and Justice list. He served in four consecutive parliamentary terms, having won re-election in 2007, 2011 and 2015.

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences recognized him with the 2008 Ettore Majorana Award.[1] He was an honorary citizen of Krościenko nad Dunajcem and of Wieluń.


  1. ^ "Były polski minister środowiska uhonorowany w Watykanie". Grupa Wirtualna Polska. 17 December 2008. Retrieved 3 November 2016.

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  Media related to Jan Szyszko at Wikimedia Commons

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