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Marek Belka
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Marek Belka in 2010
11th Prime Minister of Poland
In office
2 May 2004 – 31 October 2005
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Deputy Jerzy Hausner
Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka
Preceded by Leszek Miller
Succeeded by Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Finance Minister of Poland
7th Minister of Finance of the Third Republic of Poland
In office
4 February 1997 – 17 October 1997
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz
Preceded by Grzegorz Kołodko
Succeeded by Leszek Balcerowicz
Finance Minister of Poland
11th Minister of Finance of the Third Republic of Poland
In office
19 October 2001 – 6 July 2002
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Leszek Miller
Preceded by Halina Wasilewska-Trenker
Succeeded by Grzegorz Kołodko
Minister of Sport of the Republic of Poland
In office
1 September 2005 – 31 October 2005
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Marek Belka
Preceded by None – post created
Succeeded by Tomasz Lipiec
President of the National Bank of Poland
In office
11 June 2010 – 20 June 2016
President Bronisław Komorowski (Acting)
Bogdan Borusewicz (Acting)
Grzegorz Schetyna (Acting)
Bronisław Komorowski
Andrzej Duda
Prime Minister Donald Tusk
Ewa Kopacz
Beata Szydło
Preceded by Sławomir Skrzypek
Succeeded by Adam Glapiński
Personal details
Born
Marek Marian Belka

9 January 1952 (1952-01-09) (age 68)
Łódź, People's Republic of Poland
Political party Polish United Workers' Party (before 1990)
Democratic Left Alliance (1999-2005)
Independent (1990-1999 and 2005-present)
Spouse(s) Krystyna Belka
Profession Economist
Awards Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Bene Merito (Poland)

Marek Marian Belka (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmarɛk ˈbɛlka]; born 9 January 1952) is a Polish politician. He is a former Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Poland. He is a former Director of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) European Department and former Head of Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland).



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