Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski

Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski (born 28 July 1964 in Kielce)[1] is a Polish politician and lawyer, associate professor of law at the University of Lodz. Minister of Culture and National Heritage in the governments of Jerzy Buzek (2000–2001), Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz (2005–2006) and Jarosław Kaczyński (2006–2007), deputy speaker of the Sejm of the fourth term. Member of the Sejm of the 1st (1991–1993) and of the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th term (1997–2014), Member of the European Parliament of the 8th term (2014–2019), senator of the 10th term (from 2019).

Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski
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Senate Chair of the Committee on Emigration and Liaison with Poles Abroad
Assumed office
12 November 2019
DeputyMaria Koc (PiS)
Janina Sagatowska (PiS)
Wojciech Ziemniak (KO)
Preceded byJanina Sagatowska
Minister of Culture and National Heritage
In office
31 October 2005 – 16 November 2007
PresidentAleksander Kwaśniewski
Lech Kaczyński
Prime MinisterKazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Jarosław Kaczyński
Preceded byWaldemar Dąbrowski
Succeeded byBogdan Zdrojewski
In office
16 March 2000 – 12 July 2001
PresidentAleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime MinisterJerzy Buzek
Preceded byAndrzej Zakrzewski
Succeeded byAndrzej Zieliński
Member of the Sejm
In office
20 October 1997 – 27 May 2014
Constituency3 – Wrocław
In office
25 November 1991 – 31 May 1993
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2014 – 1 July 2019
Member of the Senate
Assumed office
12 November 2019
Preceded byBarbara Borys-Damięcka
Constituency44-Warsaw
Personal details
Born (1964-07-28) 28 July 1964 (age 58)
Kielce, Poland
Political partyLaw and Justice (2002–2017)
SpouseLidia Ujazdowska

Author of press publications, as well as the author, co-author and editor of books devoted mainly to cultural and historical policy, political and constitutional issues as well as the history of Polish conservatism and conservative thought. He has published in Rzeczpospolita, Gazeta Wyborcza, Dziennik, Wprost, Gazeta Polska, Gość Niedzielny, Nowe Państwo and Życie. He was a member of the editorial board of Polityka Polska (1990-1991). Ujazdowski is also the founder and editor of the Kwartalnik Konserwatywny. Kazimierz Ujazdowski is also the founder and director of the Europejskie Centrum Badań Ustrojowych (European Center for Constitutional Research) at University of Łódź. In June 2021, Ujazdowski founded, together with, inter alia, Marek Biernacki, MP, think tank Centrum Dobrego Państwa.

On 13 October 2022, Ujazdowski launched the Centre for Poland as a political party, which will be part of the Polish Coalition.[2]

Kazimierz Michał Ujazdowski is the grandson of Kazimierz Cyprian Ujazdowski, an attorney from the interwar period, a defense attorney in political trials (including the Brest trials). Father - Kazimierz Mieczysław Ujazdowski - was a Member of Parliament, defended in political trials, among others during the martial law period.

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  1. ^ IPN Archived 2011-10-02 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Powstała nowa sejmowa partia. Jej członkowie wystartują z list PSL".