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Jarosław Wałęsa

Jarosław Wałęsa
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
7 June 2009
Constituency 1 – Pomeranian
Member of the Sejm
In office
25 September 2005 – 10 June 2009
Constituency 25 – Gdańsk
Personal details
Born (1976-09-13) 13 September 1976
Gdańsk, Poland
Political party Civic Platform
Spouse(s) Ewelina Jachymek
Relations Parents:
Danuta and Lech Wałęsa

Jarosław Wałęsa (, born September 13, 1976 in Gdańsk) is a Polish politician. He was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005 getting 14709 votes in 25 Gdańsk district, candidating from the Civic Platform list. He is the son of former Polish President, Lech Wałęsa.

Wałęsa is a 1995 graduate of Glastonbury High School, Connecticut, where he spent his high school years as a foreign exchange student. He then attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

On September 2, 2011, Jarosław was seriously injured riding his motorcycle after colliding with a SUV in Stropkowo near Sierpc.[1] His injuries included a broken spine and dozens of fractures; and he was still undergoing corrective surgeries in July 2015. [2]

He married Ewelina Jachymek in a civil ceremony in 2012, and in a convent in 2013.[3]

Wałęsa became the new head of the Civic Institute, said to be the think tank of Civic Platform, a Polish political party, on 16 June, 2015. [4]

See also


  1. ^ "Jarosław Wałęsa seriously injured in crash". Retrieved June 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Planned treatment: Jarosław Wałęsa in hospital for surgery". Retrieved July 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Jaroslaw Walesa and Ewelina Jachymek were secretly married. Again!" (in Polish). Retrieved June 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Jarosław Wałęsa nowym szefem think tanku PO. Zastąpi Bartłomieja Sienkiewicza" (in Polish). Retrieved June 18, 2015. 

External links

  • Jarosław Wałęsa - parliamentary page - includes declarations of interest, voting record, and transcripts of speeches.

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