Bronisław Geremek

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Bronisław Geremek
Bronisław Geremek in May 2004.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland
5th Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Third Republic of Poland
In office
October 31, 1997 – June 30, 2000
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek
Preceded by Dariusz Rosati
Succeeded by Władysław Bartoszewski
Chairman of the Freedom Union
In office
December 18, 2000 – October 14, 2001
Preceded by Leszek Balcerowicz
Succeeded by Władysław Frasyniuk
Personal details
Born March 6, 1932(1932-03-06)
Warsaw, Poland
Died July 13, 2008(2008-07-13) (aged 76)
Lubień, Poland
Political party Freedom Union, Partia Demokratyczna – demokraci.pl. (Democratic Party)
Spouse(s) Hanna Geremek
Profession Historian

Professor Bronisław Geremek (Benjamin Lewertow;[1] March 6, 1932 - July 13, 2008) was a Polish social historian and politician. Geremek served as Poland's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1997 through 2000.

Geremek was born on March 6, 1932 in Warsaw, Poland. He studied at Warsaw University. Geremek was married to Hanna Geremek until his death in 2006.

Geremek died on July 13, 2008 from a car crash in Lubień, Poland.[2] The cause of the crash was because Geremek fell asleep behind the wheel. He was 76 years old. A state funeral was granted for Geremek.

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