Jarosław Kaczyński

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Jarosław Kaczyński

Jarosław Aleksander Kaczyński (born 18 June 1949) is a Polish politician. He was born in Warsaw.

As a child, he and his brother Lech Kaczyński starred in the 1962 Polish movie The Two Who Stole The Moon (O dwóch takich, co ukradli księżyc), based on a popular Polish children's story by Kornel Makuszyński.[1]

He was Prime Minister of Poland from July 2006[2] to November 2007. He is also the chairman of Law and Justice ("Prawo i Sprawiedliwość"), a political party which he helped start in 2001.[3]

He ran for president in 2010, but was defeated by Civic Platform candidate Bronisław Komorowski.[4]

In October 2020, he became the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland.

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  1. Kaczynski Brothers: Movie Stars That Turned Politicians Axis News, Simon Araloff
  2. Polish Head Swears in Twin as PM, BBC News Online
  3. Historia PiS Archived 2010-12-29 at the Wayback Machine, pis.org.pl, Law and Justice official website
  4. Bronislaw Komorowski declared president of Poland, BBC News

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