Stanisław Jerzy Komorowski

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Stanisław Jerzy Komorowski (born December 18, 1953 in Warsaw ; † April 10, 2010 in Smolensk , Russia ) was a Polish politician , diplomat , physicist , Deputy Foreign Minister (2005 to 2006) and until his death Deputy Minister in the Polish Ministry of Defense .

Komorowski in 2002


As a physicist, Komorowski finished his studies at the University of Warsaw . In 1985 he became a doctor of physics. From 1978 to 1990 he was a research associate at the Institute for Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences ( Polska Akademia Nauk ). In 1991 Komorowski was the director of the staff office in the Polish Foreign Ministry. From 1994 to 1998 he was Ambassador to The Hague in the Netherlands and from 1999 to 2004 Ambassador to London in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland . From 1998 to 1999 Komorowski was director in the secretariat of the Foreign Minister. From November 10, 2005 to October 9, 2006 he was Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On November 26, 2007 he was appointed Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Defense ( Ministerstwo Obrony Narodowej ).

On April 10, 2010, Komorowski was part of a Polish delegation headed by President Lech Kaczyński , who was to travel to the memorial in Russia on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the Katyn massacre . However, in a plane crash of the delegation near the Smolensk-Nord military airfield , he was killed along with other high-ranking representatives of Poland. Posthumously Komorowski was awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order Polonia Restituta (Krzyż Komandorski Orderu Odrodzenia Polski) on April 16, 2010 .

Web links

Commons : Stanisław Jerzy Komorowski  - album with pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Komunikat No. 152 / VI kad. at
  2. Biuro Prasowe Kancelarii Sejmu (Press Office of the Sejm): Komunikat No. 163 / VI kad. , accessed April 18, 2010