Beata Szydło

Beata Szydło
Beata Szydło

Deputy Prime Minister


Born on 15 April 1963. Deputy for Sejm of the V, VI, VII and VIII term.

She is from Przecieszyn - a village located in Brzeszcze commune in Western Małopolska.

In 1987, she completed studies at the Department of Ethnography of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. In the years 1989 – 1995, she was a PhD student at the Philosophy and History Faculty of that university. In 1997, she completed post-graduate studies for managers of culture at Warsaw School of Economics, whereas in 2001 at Kraków University of Economics - management of local government in the European Union. 

In the years 1995 - 1997, she was the manager of Libiąż Culture Centre, which she created from scratch. In the years 1997 – 1998, she was the director of the culture centre in Brzeszcze. In 1998, she became the mayor of Brzeszcze - the youngest mayor in Małopolska. In the years, 1998–2002 she also held the position of a councillor in Oświęcim poviat. In 2002, she was elected councillor of Małopolska Regional Assembly. In 2004, she became a vice president of the Voluntary Fire Service  in Brzeszcze commune.

In 2005, she joined Law and Justice, and from its list was elected deputy for the 5th term of the Sejm with the best result in Chrzanów constituency. She is a member of the Economy Committee as well as Local Government and Regional Policy Committee. In 2010, she became a vice=president of Law and Justice.

She is married. Mother of two sons: Tymoteusz and Błażej.