Przemysław Edgar Gosiewski (pronounced [pʂɛˈmɨswaf ˈɛdɡar ɡɔˈɕɛfskʲi]; May 12, 1964 – April 10, 2010) was a Polish politician and a deputy chair of Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość) party. In the 1980s he was active in the Solidarity movement. In years 2006-2007 he served as a Deputy Prime Minister of Poland in Jarosław Kaczyński's government.
Przemysław Edgar Gosiewski
|Deputy Prime Minister of Poland|
8 May 2007 – 16 November 2007
|Prime Minister||Jarosław Kaczyński|
|Preceded by||Roman Giertych|
|Succeeded by||Waldemar Pawlak|
|Member of the Sejm|
21 September 2001 – 10 April 2010
|Succeeded by||Bartłomiej Dorywalski|
|Constituency||33 – Kielce|
|Born||May 12, 1964|
|Died||April 10, 2010 (aged 45)|
|Political party||Law and Justice|
He was the majority leader between November 3, 2005 and July 19, 2006. He has been a minister (Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Council of Ministers) since July 14, 2006. On May 8, 2007 he became Deputy Prime Minister of Poland and held that position until November 11, 2007.
He was listed on the flight manifest of the Tupolev Tu-154 of the 36th Special Aviation Regiment carrying the President of Poland Lech Kaczyński which crashed near Smolensk-North airport near Pechersk near Smolensk, Russia, on 10 April 2010, killing all aboard.
On 16 April 2010, Gosiewski was posthumously awarded the Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta and on 29 April 2010, the City Council in Ostrowiec made him an honorary citizen.
Grave of Przemysław Gosiewski at Military Powązki Cemetery in 2012