Donald Tusk

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Donald Tusk
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Preses o the European Cooncil
Assumed office
1 December 2014
Precedit biHerman Van Rompuy
Prime Meenister o Poland
In office
16 November 2007 – 22 September 2014
PresesLech Kaczyński
Bronisław Komorowski (Actin)
Bogdan Borusewicz (Actin)
Grzegorz Schetyna (Actin)
Bronisław Komorowski
DeputeWaldemar Pawlak
Grzegorz Schetyna
Janusz Piechociński
Jan Vincent-Rostowski
Jacek Rostowski
Elżbieta Bieńkowska
Precedit biJarosław Kaczyński
Succeedit biEwa Kopacz
Leader o the Ceevic Platform
In office
1 Juin 2003 – 8 November 2014
Precedit biMaciej Płażyński
Succeedit biEwa Kopacz
Personal details
BornDonald Franciszek Tusk
(1957-04-22) 22 Aprile 1957 (age 62)
Gdańsk , Poland
Poleetical pairtyCeevic Platform
Spoose(s)Małgorzata Tusk
BairnsMichał (born 1982)
Katarzyna (born 1987)
Alma materVarsity o Gdańsk
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Donald Franciszek Tusk ([ˈdɔnalt franˈt͡ɕiʂɛk ˈtusk] ( listen); born 22 Aprile 1957) is a Polish politeecian. He haes been Preses o the European Cooncil syne 1 December 2014. Previously he wis Prime Meenister o Poland (2007–2014), an is a co-foonder an wis chairman o the Ceevic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) pairty.

Tusk wis offeecially designatit as Prime Meenister on 9 November 2007 an teuk affice on 16 November. His cabinet wan a vote o confidence in the Sejm on 24 November 2007. He is currently the langest servin prime meenister o the Third Republic o Poland. In October 2011, Tusk's Ceevic Platform wan a plurality o seats in the Polish parliamentary election, meanin that Tusk acame the first Prime Meenister tae be re-electit syne the faw o communism in Poland.[1]

Tusk began his public career as an activist in his home toun o Gdansk, supportin Solidarity an organizin his fellae varsity students. Wi the exception o ane fower-year stretch, Tusk haes served in the Third Republic parliament almaist continuously syne its first elections in 1991. He wis Vice Marshal (deputy speaker) o the Senate frae 1997 tae 2001 an Vice Marshal o the Sejm frae 2001 tae 2005. He an aa served as Leader o the Opposeetion frae 2003 tae 2007.

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  1. "PSL want to continue coalition in next year's general election". Polskie Radio. 18 November 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 

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