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Beata Szydło
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Prime Minister of Poland
Assumed office
16 November 2015
President Andrzej Duda
Deputy Piotr Gliński
Mateusz Morawiecki
Jarosław Gowin
Preceded by Ewa Kopacz
Member of the Polish Parliament for Chrzanów
Assumed office
25 September 2005
Personal details
Beata Maria Kusińska

15 April 1963 (1963-04-15) (age 56)
Oświęcim, Poland
Political party Law and Justice
Spouse(s) Edward Szydło
Children Tymoteusz
Alma mater Jagiellonian University
Website Official website

Beata Szydło (*15th April 1963 in Oświęcim, Poland) - is a Polish politician, deputy of Parliament of Poland since 2005. She became Prime Minister of Poland on 16 November 2015. She's a member of Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (Law and Justice).


In 1987 Szydło finished studies in ethnography at The Jagiellonian University in Kraków. From 1989 until 1995 she was a PhD student. In 1997 she finished postgraduate studies for managers of culture at Warsaw School of Economics. In 2001 she finished Cracow University of Economics - management of local government in the European Union.

In 2004 she participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program.

Political activity until 2015

In 1998 she became mayor of community Gmina Brzeszcze. In 2005 she joined Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (Law and Justice) and she was elected the deputy of Polish parliament. She renewed parliamentary mandate in 2007.

In the 2011 parliamentary election Szydło remained the position of deputy. She received 43 612 votes. She renewed mandate in 2015. She was designated as the candidate for Prime Minister of Poland.

Prime Minister of Poland

On 13 November 2015, the President of Poland Andrzej Duda nominated Szydło for Prime Minister of Poland. On 16 November she was established for the position. On 18 November her government received a vote of confidence and she delivered an exposé.

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