Marshal of the Sejm

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Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland
Marszałek Sejmu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej
20070124 sejm detale glownia laska marszalka.jpg
Pommel of the Marshal's staff
Incumbent
Elżbieta Witek

since 9 August 2019
Presidum of the Sejm
StyleHis/Her Excellency/Mr. Marshal
AppointerThe Sejm
Inaugural holderJan Sierakowski
Formation31 October 1548
SuccessionFirst
DeputyVice-Marshals
WebsiteMarshal of the Sejm

Marshal of the Sejm also known as Sejm Marshal, Chairman of the Sejm or Speaker of the Sejm (Polish: Marszałek Sejmu, pronounced [marˈʂawɛk ˈsɛjmu]) is the speaker (chair) of the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament.

In modern Poland, the full title is Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland (Marszałek Sejmu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej).

List of Marshals (after 1989)[change | change source]

Name Portrait Period Party
Mikołaj Kozakiewicz Mikołaj Kozakiewicz.jpg December 31, 1989 – November 24, 1991 United People's Party/Polish People's Party - Revival/Polish People's Party
Wiesław Chrzanowski Wiesław Chrzanowski-polityk (2010).jpg November 25, 1991 – October 14, 1993 Christian National Union
Józef Oleksy JKRUK 20090524 JÓZEF OLEKSY BUSKO IMG 7314.jpg October 14, 1993 – March 3, 1995 Democratic Left Alliance
Józef Zych Józef Zych Sejm 2015.JPG March 3, 1995 – October 19, 1997 Polish People's Party
Maciej Płażyński Maciej Płażyński Kancelaria Senatu 2005.jpg October 20, 1997 – October 18, 2001 Solidarity Electoral Action/Civic Platform
Marek Borowski Marek Borowski Kancelaria Senatu 2015.jpg October 19, 2001 – August 20, 2004 Democratic Left Alliance/Social Democracy of Poland
Józef Oleksy JKRUK 20090524 JÓZEF OLEKSY BUSKO IMG 7314.jpg August 21, 2004 – January 5, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance
Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz (senator).jpg January 5, 2005 – October 18, 2005 Democratic Left Alliance
Marek Jurek Marek Jurek Sejm 2016.JPG October 26, 2005 – April 27, 2007 Law and Justice/Right Wing of the Republic
Ludwik Dorn Ludwik Dorn Sejm 2014(cropped).JPG April 27, 2007 – November 4, 2007 Law and Justice
Bronisław Komorowski Rada Krajowa Platformy Obywatelskiej RP, Warszawa (6.02.2015) (15836909753) (cropped).jpg November 5, 2007 – July 8, 2010 Civic Platform
acting Stefan Niesiołowski Stefan Niesiołowski Sejm 2016b.JPG July 8, 2010 Civic Platform
Grzegorz Schetyna Grzegorz Schetyna (cropped).jpg July 8, 2010 – November 8, 2011 Civic Platform
Ewa Kopacz Ewa Kopacz - Konwencja PO (cropped).jpg November 8, 2011 – September 22, 2014 Civic Platform
acting Jerzy Wenderlich Jerzy Wenderlich Sejm 2014.JPG September 22, 2014–September 24, 2014 Democratic Left Alliance
Radosław Sikorski RadoslawSikorki2.jpg September 24, 2014 – June 23, 2015 Civic Platform
acting Jerzy Wenderlich Jerzy Wenderlich Sejm 2014.JPG June 23–June 25, 2015 Democratic Left Alliance
Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska Koalicja Obywatelska 06.09.2019 (cropped).jpg June 25, 2015-November 11, 2015 Civic Platform
Marek Kuchciński Marek Kuchciński (2017).jpg November 12, 2015-August 9, 2019 Law and Justice
Elżbieta Witek Elżbieta Witek Sejm 2015 01.JPG since August 9, 2019 Law and Justice