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Paweł Adamowicz

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Pawel Adamowicz

Adamowicz in 2019
Pawel Bogdan Adamowicz

(1965-11-02)2 November 1965
Died14 January 2019(2019-01-14) (aged 53)
Cause of deathAssassination by stabbing
SpouseMagdalena Adamowicz

Paweł Bogdan Adamowicz ([ˈpavɛw ˈbɔɡdan adaˈmɔvit͡ʂ], 2 November 1965 – 14 January 2019) was a Polish politician and lawyer. He was the mayor of the city of Gdańsk from 1998 until his assassination in 2019.[1] He was born in Gdańsk. Adamowicz was a member of the Civic Platform party.

Death[change | change source]

On 13 January 2019, Adamowicz was stabbed in the heart on stage at a charity event in Gdańsk and was taken to hospital in critical condition.[2] He died the next day at the hospital at the age of 53.[3][4] The assault was captured on video.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wiktor Ferfecki (14 January 2019). "Prezydent Gdańska Paweł Adamowicz nie żyje". Rzeczpospolita. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  2. "Wyborcza.pl". trojmiasto.wyborcza.pl. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  3. Plucinska, Joanna (14 January 2019). "Mayor of Gdansk dies after stabbing - doctor's statement". Reuters. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  4. Davies, Christian (14 January 2019). "Mayor of Polish city dies after stabbing at charity event". The Guardian.
  5. "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2019-01-14.