2011 in Poland

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2011
in
Poland

Decades:
See also:

Events during the year 2011 in Poland.

Incumbents

Incumbents
Position Person Party Notes
President Bronisław Komorowski Independent (Supported by the Civic Platform)
Prime Minister Donald Tusk Civic Platform
Marshal of the Sejm Grzegorz Schetyna Civic Platform Until 8 November 2011
Ewa Kopacz Civic Platform From 8 November 2011
Marshal of the Senate Bogdan Borusewicz Independent (Supported by the Civic Platform)

Elections

Bold indicates government parties.

Polish parliamentary election, 2011
Party Leader Sejm Senate
Seats Popular vote Percentage Seats
Civic Platform Donald Tusk
207 / 460
5,629,773 39.18%
63 / 100
Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński
157 / 460
4,295,016 29.89%
31 / 100
Palikot's Movement Janusz Palikot
40 / 460
1,439,490 10.02%
0 / 100
Polish People's Party Waldemar Pawlak
28 / 460
1,201,628 8.36%
2 / 100
Democratic Left Alliance Grzegorz Napieralski
27 / 460
1,184,303 8.24%
0 / 100
German Minority
1 / 460
28,014 0.2%
0 / 100
Independents
N/A
4 / 100
Other PJN, KNP, PPP, Prawica, NDP
0 / 460
591,279 (Total) 4.09% (Total)
0 / 100
Total and turnout 460 14,369,503 48.92% 100

Events

January

February

March

  • 1 March – The first time Poland celebrated a new national holiday: National Day of Remembrance "Soldiers accursed".
  • 25 March – The Polish Sejm adopted a government proposal declining pension contributions transferred to open pension funds.[5]

April

May

  • 17 May – Sejm investigative committee for Christopher Olewnik adopted a report on its work.

June

July

August

  • 1 August – "The Law of 5 January 2011 - Election Code" comes into force.
  • 4 August – The Polish President, Bronislaw Komorowski, officially announces the Parliamentary election date, set for 5 October 2011.
  • 12 August – Four people have been killed and 30 people injured after a train derailed between Warsaw and Katowice in Poland.[10]
  • 18 August – The Gdynia District Court acquitted Adam Darski, the leader of death metal band Behemoth, accused of insulting religious feelings.

September

  • 3 September – Opening of the Polish National Stadium (Earlier called: Stadium of the Decade)
  • 8–9 September – Tenth Jubilee International Ignatius Reimann Festival in Krosnowice.

October

Unknown date

A Liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant was set up in Swinoujscie.

Deaths

January

Krzysztof Kolberger
  • 2 January – Cezary Kuleszyński, hurdler. (b. 1937)
  • 7 January:
  • 9 January – Jerzy Woźniak, Polish soccer player, Polish representative (b. 1932)
  • 14 January – Zdzisław Szczotkowski, Polish lector (b. 1945)
  • 23 January – Tomasz Wełnicki, Polish journalist, politician (b. 1957)
  • 24 January – Włodzimierz Kłopocki, Polish actor (b. 1934)
  • 25 January – Andrzej Szypulski, Polish screenwriter and novelist (b. 1936)
  • 27 January – Jan Baszkiewicz, Polish lawyer, historian, political scientist (b. 1930)

February

  • 1 February – Stanisław Michalski, Polish actor (b. 1932)
  • 4 February – Janusz Pezda, Polish politician and governor of Jelenia Góra (b. 1943)
  • 6 February:
    • Jerzy Banaśkiewicz – Polish Catholic cleric, poet (b. 1937)
    • Magdalena Tesławska – Polish film and theatre costume designer (b. 1945)
  • 9 February:
    • Andrzej Przybielski, Polish jazz trumpeter (b. 1944)
    • Janusz Maciejewski, Polish philologist, literary critic (b. 1930)
  • 10 February:
    • Józef Życiński, Polish Catholic cleric, Archbishop of Lublin (b. 1948)
    • Antoni Halor, Polish film and theatre director, artist literary (b. 1937)
  • 15 February:
    • Sławomir Radoń, Polish historian, General Director of State Archives (b. 1957)
    • Karin Stanek, Polish singer, lead singer of the band Czerwono-Czarni (b. 1946)
  • 21 February – Jerzy Nowosielski, Polish painter, illustrator, set designer (b. 1923)

March

  • 3 March – Irena Kwiatkowska, Polish actor (b. 1912)
  • 4 March – Lucyna Legut, Polish actor (b. 1926)
  • 19 March – Anna Kajtochowa, Polish writer, novelist, journalist (b. 1928)
  • 23 March – Antoni Jurasz, Polish actor (b. 1922)
  • 26 March:
    • Roman Piętka, Polish neounic priest, Archimandrite (b. 1937)
    • Paul Baran, American computer scientist of Polish descent (b. 1926)

April

  • 3 April:
    • Marian Pankowski, Polish writer (b. 1919)
    • Andrzej Butruk, Polish actor, lector, satirist (b. 1964)
  • 16 April:
    • Henryk Zomerski, Polish bass guitarist (b. 1942)
    • Tadeusz Pawlusiak, Polish ski jumper (b. 1946)
  • 18 April – Andrzej Piszczatowski, Polish actor (b. 1945)
  • 20 April – Halina Skibniewska, Polish architect, politician, Deputy Speaker of the Sejm (b. 1921)
  • 25 April – Ryszard Nawrocki, Polish actor (b. 1940)
  • 27 April – Zdzisław Rutecki, Polish speedway, speedway sports coach (b. 1960)
  • 29 April – Waldemar Baszanowski, Polish weightlifter, World and European champion, Olympic champion (b. 1935)

May

Małgorzata Dydek
  • 12 May – Piotr Żyżelewicz, Polish drummer, member of the teams: Armia, Izrael, Voo Voo and 2Tm2, 3 (b. 1965)
  • 15 May – Krystyna Dmochowska, Polish actor (b. 1956)
  • 17 May – Ewa Szumańska, Polish writer, reporter, satirist (b. 1921)
  • 18 May – Włada Majewska, Polish radio journalist, actress, singer (b. 1911)
  • 25 May:
    • Edward Żentara, Polish actor (b. 1956)
    • Marek Nawara, Polish politician (b. 1956)
  • 27 May:
    • Małgorzata Dydek, Polish basketball player (b. 1974)
    • Jacek Puchała, Polish surgeon (b. 1956)
  • 29 May – Krystyna Skuszanka, Polish theatre director and principal of theatres (b. 1924)

June

Jan Kułakowski
  • 4 June – Jerzy Świątkiewicz, Polish lawyer (b. 1925)
  • 6 June – Stefan Kuryłowicz, Polish architect (b. 1949)
  • 13 June – Onil, Polish rapper (b. 1980)
  • 18 June – Marek Szufa, Polish pilot, vice-champion in gliding Aerobatic Flying (b. 1954)
  • 25 June – Jan Kułakowski, Polish politician and trade-unionist (b. 1930)
  • 27 June – Maciej Zembaty, Polish poet, translator, musician, satirist (b. 1944)
  • 30 June – Tadeusz Skutnik, Polish journalist and poet (b. 1947)

July

  • 12 July – Roman Stanisław Ingarden, mathematical physicist (b. 1920)
  • 16 July:
  • 20 July – Rafał Balcewicz, Polish ice hockey player (b. 1987)
  • 21 July:
    • Andrzej Zalewski, Polish radio journalist (b. 1924)
    • Kazimierz Świątek, Polish Catholic spiritual, Roman Catholic Cardinal (b. 1914)
  • 23 July – Janusz Gniatkowski, Polish singer (b. 1928)

August

Andrzej Lepper
  • 5 August – Andrzej Lepper, Polish unionist, politician, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Agriculture (b. 1954)
  • 6 August – Roman Opałka, Polish painter and graphic artist (b. 1931)
  • 13 August – Jerzy Masztaler, Polish football coach (b. 1946)
  • 19 August – Janusz Kierzkowski, Polish track cyclist (b. 1947)
  • 21 August – Maria Kornatowska, Polish film critic, essayist, lecturer at the Łódź Film School (b. 1943)
  • 22 August – Andrzej Urbanowicz, Polish painter and visual artist (b. 1938)

September

  • 3 September – Andrzej Maria Deskur, Polish Catholic cleric, Cardinal (b. 1924)
  • 6 September:
    • Janusz Morgenstern, Polish film director (b. 1922)
    • Damian Szojda, Polish Franciscan, an interpreter the Bible (b. 1932)
  • 15 September – Regina Smendzianka, Polish pianist and pedagogue (b. 1924)
  • 16 September – Maria Sawicka, Polish social activist, lawyer (b. 1923)
  • 17 September:
    • Magda Teresa Wójcik, Polish actress, film director (b. 1934)
    • Tomasz Zygadło, Polish film director, screenwriter (b. 1947)

See also

References

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  4. ^ "To juz koniec dzialalnosci Komisji Majatkowej". wp.pl (in Polish). wp.pl. 26 February 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Sejm uchwalił zmiany w systemie emerytalnym". wnp.pl (in Polish). wnp.pl. 24 March 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "Pilna informacja o "Spisie Powszechnym" 01-04-2011" (PDF). stat.gov.pl (in Polish). stat.gov.pl. 1 April 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "Wybory w Wałbrzychu nieważne". rp.pl (in Polish). rp.pl. 30 April 2011. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 
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  11. ^ termin obliczony zgodnie z art. 98 Konstytucji RP
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