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Maria Kaczyńska
Polish First Lady - Maria Kaczyńska sitting on a chair wearing a light coloured, long sleeved top and long striped pants. The top has small ruffles on the cuffs and down the front. It has a shirt style collar. The chair is at an angle to the left and the subjects' head is turned toward the camera. Her legs are crossed and her arms are loosely crossed on her knees. She is smiling.
First Lady of Poland
In office
December 23, 2005 – April 10, 2010
President Lech Kaczyński
Preceded by Jolanta Kwaśniewska
Succeeded by Anna Komorowska
Personal details
Born
Maria Helena Mackiewicz

(1942-08-21)21 August 1942
Machowo
Died 10 April 2010(2010-04-10) (aged 67)
Smolensk, Russia
Nationality Polish
Spouse(s) Lech Kaczyński
Relations Lidia Piszczako
(mother)
Czesław Mackiewicz
(father)
Children Marta Dubieniecka
Residence Presidential Palace, Warsaw (official)
Alma mater University of Gdańsk (M.S.)
Profession Economist

Maria Helena Kaczyńska ( née Mackiewicz; 21 August 1942 – 10 April 2010) was the First Lady of Poland from 2005 through 2010. She was the wife of President Lech Kaczyński.

On 10 April 2010, 10:41 MSD (06:41 UTC), Maria Kaczyńska, and her husband, Polish President Lech Kaczyński, died when the Polish Air Force Tupolev Tu-154M they were aboard crashed while attempting to land at Smolensk-North Airport in the Russian city of Smolensk. All 89 passengers on board and the 7 crew members were killed.

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