Jan Pietrzak

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Jan Pietrzak

Jan Stefan Pietrzak (pronounced [ˈjan ˈpʲɛtʃak]; born 26 April 1937) is a Polish comedian, politician, singer-songwriter, actor, and columnist for Tygodnik Solidarność (Solidarity Weekly). He was born in Warsaw. In 1967 Pietrzak founded Pod Egidą ("Under the Aegis"), a literacy school. He starred in the comedy series Czterdziestolatek from 1974 to 1977.

He briefly ran for President of Poland in the 1995 presidential election.

On 3 May 2009 Pietrzak was honored by the President of Poland with the Order of Polonia Restituta.[1]

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  1. "Prezydent wręczył nominacje generalskie i odznaczenia państwowe" (in Polish). prezydent.pl. 3 May 2009. Archived from the original on 25 September 2013.

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