Jarosław Kaczyński

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Jarosław Kaczyński

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

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]

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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, pis.org.pl, Law and Justice official website
  4. Bronislaw Komorowski declared president of Poland, BBC News

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