Janusz Korwin-Mikke

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Janusz Korwin-Mikke
Janusz Korwin-Mikke Sejm 2016.JPG
Janusz Korwin-Mikke in 2016
Member of the Sejm
Assumed office
12 November 2019
ConstituencyWarsaw I
In office
25 November 1991 – 31 May 1993
ConstituencyPoznań 18
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2014 – 1 March 2018
Personal details
Janusz Ryszard Korwin-Mikke

(1942-10-27) 27 October 1942 (age 79)
Warsaw, General Governorate, Greater German Reich
Political partyKORWiN
Other political
SD (1962–1982)
UPR (1987–2009)
WiP (2009–2011)
KNP (2011–2015)
Spouse(s)Ewa Mieczkowska (1966–73,div.)
Małgorzata Szmit (1993–?,div.)
Dominika Sibiga (2016–)
Alma materUniversity of Warsaw (Master of Philosophy in 1969)

Janusz Ryszard Korwin-Mikke (often referred to by his initials JKM; born 27 October 1942) is a Polish politician, writer, and the founder of the right-wing libertarian and Eurosceptic political party Wolność. In 2019, he was elected as a member of the Sejm.

He was a Member of the European Parliament from 2014 to 2018. He was the leader of the Congress of the New Right (KNP),[1] which was formed in 2011 from Liberty and Lawfulness, which he led from its formation in 2009, and the Real Politics Union (UPR – Unia Polityki Realnej), which he led from 1990 to 1997 and from 1999 to 2003.

Korwin-Mikke is the chairman of the KORWiN party (along with Przemysław Wipler, Polish MP, and Robert Iwaszkiewicz, MEP), which was formed by part of the Congress of the New Right.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Korwin-Mikke ousted as leader of New Right". thenews.pl. Polskie Radio. Archived from the original on 8 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2015.