Bronisław Geremek in May 2004.
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland
5th Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Third Republic of Poland
October 31, 1997 – June 30, 2000
|Prime Minister||Jerzy Buzek|
|Preceded by||Dariusz Rosati|
|Succeeded by||Władysław Bartoszewski|
|Chairman of the Freedom Union|
December 18, 2000 – October 14, 2001
|Preceded by||Leszek Balcerowicz|
|Succeeded by||Władysław Frasyniuk|
March 6, 1932|
|Died||July 13, 2008
|Political party||Freedom Union, Partia Demokratyczna – demokraci.pl. (Democratic Party)|
Professor Bronisław Geremek (Benjamin Lewertow; 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 died on July 13, 2008 after a car crash in Lubień, Poland. 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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- On the Side of Geremek Adam Michnik eulogizes Geremek in The New York Review of Books
- Bronislaw Geremek's opinion editorial commentaries for Project Syndicate