Mariusz Błaszczak

Mariusz Błaszczak
Mariusz Błaszczak

Minister of national defence

He is responsible for the entire activity of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland, including the preparation of state defence strategies and the development and structure of the Armed Forces.

Born on September 19, 1969 in Legionowo. Deputy for the Sejm of the VI, VII and VIII term.

Graduate of history faculty at the University of Warsaw, of the National School of Public Administration; he also completed postgraduate studies at the Local Government and Local Development and Management in Administration.

Member of the Independent Students Association, the Association of Catholic Students and the Center Alliance.

Deputy Mayor of the Wola District of Warsaw in 2002 - 2004. He demonstrated unwavering dedication to many projects, including the construction of sport centers by educational institutions. In 2004, he was chosen Mayor of the Śródmieście District.

From August 2010 to November 2015 he was the chairman of the Parliamentary Club of Law and Justice by the recommendation of the President of the Law and Justice Jarosław Kaczyński. In March 2009 he was appointed the spokesperson of Law and Justice Political Committee. In March 2007, he was appointed the Minister - Member of the Council of Ministers in Jarosław Kaczyński's Cabinet. In October 2005 he was appointed the Head of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister in LaJ’s Cabinet.