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Marek Belka
Marek Belka

Marek Belka during a visit to The Pentagon on August 9, 2004. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 425 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (702 × 990 pixel, file size: 136 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Marek Belka, then prime minister of Poland, during a visit to the Pentagon on August 9, 2004. ... This article is about the U.S. military building. ... is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In office
2 May 2004 – 31 October 2005
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Vice PM(s) Jerzy Hausner, Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka
Preceded by Leszek Miller
Succeeded by Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz

Minister of Finance of the Republic of Poland
In office
February 4, 1997 – October 17, 1997
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz
Preceded by Grzegorz Kołodko
Succeeded by Leszek Balcerowicz

Minister of Finance of the Republic of Poland
In office
October 19, 2001 – July 6, 2002
President Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Prime Minister Leszek Miller
Preceded by Halina Wasilewska-Trenker
Succeeded by Grzegorz Kołodko

Born January 9, 1952 (1952-01-09) (age 55)
Łódź, Flag of Poland People's Republic of Poland
Political party Democratic Left Alliance
Profession Economist

Marek Belka (pronounce: Image:Ltspkr.png ['marεk 'bεlka]) (b. January 9, 1952 in Łódź) is a Polish professor of Economics, designated Prime Minister of Poland by President Aleksander Kwaśniewski on March 29, 2004 and sworn into office the next May 2. He failed to receive the required parliamentary support on May 14, but on June 11 he was designated again. On June 24 he finally managed to receive enough support in the Sejm — the Lower House of Polish Parliament — winning a vote of confidence by a majority of 235 votes to 215. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland represents the Council of Ministers (the Cabinet) and directs their work, supervises territorial self-government within the guidelines and in ways described in the Constitution and other legislation, and acts as the superior for all government administration workers (heading the public service... The Republic of Poland, a country in Central Europe, lies between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and Russia (in the form of the Kaliningrad Oblast exclave) to the north. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aleksander KwaÅ›niewski ( ; born November 15, 1954) is a Polish politician who served as the President of Poland from 1995 to 2005. ... A prime minister is the most senior minister of a cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. ... Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka (born August 23, 1950 in GdaÅ„sk) is a Polish politician. ... Leszek Miller (born July 3, 1946 in Å»yrardów) is a Polish left-wing politician, a many-year leader of the Democratic Left Alliance, Prime Minister of the government of the Republic of Poland in 2001-2004. ... Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz ( ) (born December 20, 1959 in Gorzów Wielkopolski) is a Polish politician who served as Prime Minister of Poland from October 2005 to July 2006. ... This is a list of Finance Ministers of Poland. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aleksander KwaÅ›niewski ( ; born November 15, 1954) is a Polish politician who served as the President of Poland from 1995 to 2005. ... WÅ‚odzimierz Cimoszewicz (born September 13, 1950 in Warsaw, Poland) is a Polish politician, the Prime Minister of Poland from 1996 to autumn 1997, the Foreign Minister of Poland in the governments of Leszek Miller (2001-2004) and Marek Belka (2004-2005) , and speaker of the Sejm (lower chamber of... Grzegorz W. KoÅ‚odko (born January 28, 1949 in Tczew, Poland) - professor of economics, renowned polish economist specializing in development economy, system reforms and public finances. ... Leszek Balcerowicz (pronounced: [lεʃεk balʦεrÉ”viʧ]) (born January 19, 1947) is an economist from Poland and Chairman of the National Bank of Poland. ... This is a list of Finance Ministers of Poland. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Aleksander KwaÅ›niewski ( ; born November 15, 1954) is a Polish politician who served as the President of Poland from 1995 to 2005. ... Leszek Miller (born July 3, 1946 in Å»yrardów) is a Polish left-wing politician, a many-year leader of the Democratic Left Alliance, Prime Minister of the government of the Republic of Poland in 2001-2004. ... Grzegorz W. KoÅ‚odko (born January 28, 1949 in Tczew, Poland) - professor of economics, renowned polish economist specializing in development economy, system reforms and public finances. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links POL_Łódź_flag. ... Łódź ( ) is Polands second largest city (population 776,297 in 2004). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Capital Warsaw Language(s) Polish Government Socialist republic Leaders  - 1948–1956 BolesÅ‚aw Bierut (First)  - 1981-1989 Wojciech Jaruzelski (Last) Prime minister  - 1944-1947 E. Osóbka-Morawski  - 1947-1952 and 1954-1970 Józef Cyrankiewicz  - 1952-1954 BolesÅ‚aw Bierut  - 1970-1980 Piotr Jaroszewicz  - 1980 Edward Babiuch  - 1980-1981... Democratic Left Alliance (Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties. ... Alan Greenspan, former chairman, United States Federal Reserve. ... The purpose of this page is to lay out our policies for handling sounds, and give people some useful information for handling sound files. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Łódź ( ) is Polands second largest city (population 776,297 in 2004). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Aleksander KwaÅ›niewski ( ; born November 15, 1954) is a Polish politician who served as the President of Poland from 1995 to 2005. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... The Sejm building in Warsaw. ... The Sejm building in Warsaw. ...

Marek Belka and Leszek Miller, Longin Pastusiak in background
Marek Belka and Leszek Miller, Longin Pastusiak in background

Belka graduated from the Socio-Economic Department of the University of Łódź in 1972 and later studied on scholarships at Columbia University, University of Chicago and London School of Economics. He became a professor in 1994. From 1990 until 1996 he worked as consultant for the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Poland and the World Bank. He served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in 1997 and from 2001 to 2002; and as an economic consultant of the President of the Republic of Poland in the meantime. In 2003 he was responsible for economic policy in the interim coalition administration of Iraq. In 2005 he was a candidate for the post of OECD Secretary General, but lost to José Ángel Gurría. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Leszek Miller (born July 3, 1946 in Å»yrardów) is a Polish left-wing politician, a many-year leader of the Democratic Left Alliance, Prime Minister of the government of the Republic of Poland in 2001-2004. ... Longin Hieronim Pastusiak (b. ... The University of Łódź was founded May 24, 1945 in Łódź, as a continuation of the achievements and traditions of educational institutions functioning in Łódź in the interwar period - the Teacher Training Institute (1921-1928), the Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences (1924-1928) and a division of the... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Columbia University is a private research university in the United States. ... The University of Chicago is a private university located principally in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. ... The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a specialist constituent college of the University of London. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... This is a list of Finance Ministers of Poland. ... Logo of the World Bank The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD, in Romance languages: BIRD), better known as the World Bank, is an international organization whose original mission was to finance the reconstruction of nations devastated by WWII. Now, its mission has expanded to fight poverty by means... There were no Deputy Prime Ministers in the cabinet of Jan Olszewski and in the first cabinet of Waldemar Pawlak. ... This is a list of Finance Ministers of Poland. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Flag of the President of Poland The President of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Prezydent Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is directly elected by the people to serve a term of five years. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization of those developed countries that accept the principles of representative democracy and a free market economy. ... José Ángel Gurría (right) with Herve de Charette. ...


Belka joined the new liberal Democratic Party - demokraci.pl in May 2005, but was not chosen as an MP. The Democratic Party () is a liberal party in Poland, publicly announced on February 28 and formally established on May 9, 2005 as an enlargement of the Freedom Union (Unia Wolności), which it legally succeeds. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He is currently Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The foundation of the U.N. The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate co-operation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE or ECE) was established in 1947 to encourage economic cooperation among its member states. ...

Preceded by
Grzegorz Kołodko
Minister of Finance
1997
Succeeded by
Leszek Balcerowicz
Preceded by
Halina Wasilewska-Trenkner
Minister of Finance
2001–2002
Succeeded by
Grzegorz Kołodko
Preceded by
Leszek Miller
Prime Minister of Poland
2004–2005
Succeeded by
Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz


Grzegorz W. KoÅ‚odko (born January 28, 1949 in Tczew, Poland) - professor of economics, renowned polish economist specializing in development economy, system reforms and public finances. ... This is a list of Finance Ministers of Poland. ... Leszek Balcerowicz (pronounced: [lεʃεk balʦεrÉ”viʧ]) (born January 19, 1947) is an economist from Poland and Chairman of the National Bank of Poland. ... This is a list of Finance Ministers of Poland. ... Grzegorz W. KoÅ‚odko (born January 28, 1949 in Tczew, Poland) - professor of economics, renowned polish economist specializing in development economy, system reforms and public finances. ... Leszek Miller (born July 3, 1946 in Å»yrardów) is a Polish left-wing politician, a many-year leader of the Democratic Left Alliance, Prime Minister of the government of the Republic of Poland in 2001-2004. ... This is a list of Prime Ministers of Poland. ... Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz ( ) (born December 20, 1959 in Gorzów Wielkopolski) is a Polish politician who served as Prime Minister of Poland from October 2005 to July 2006. ...

edit Ministers of Finance of Poland Coat of Arms of Poland
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Leszek Balcerowicz | Karol Lutkowski | Andrzej Olechowski | Jerzy Osiatyński | Marek Borowski | Grzegorz Kołodko | Marek Belka | Leszek Balcerowicz | Jaroslaw Bauc | Halina Wasilewska-Trenkner | Marek Belka | Grzegorz Kołodko | Andrzej Raczko | Mirosław Gronicki | Teresa Lubińska | Zyta Gilowska | Paweł Wojciechowski | Stanisław Kluza | Zyta Gilowska This is a list of Finance Ministers of Poland. ... Image File history File links Herb_Polski. ... The Republic of Poland, a democratic country with a population of 38,626,349 and area of 312,685 km², is located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and... Leszek Balcerowicz (pronounced: [lεʃεk balʦεrÉ”viʧ]) (born January 19, 1947) is an economist from Poland and Chairman of the National Bank of Poland. ... Andrzej Olechowski (b. ... Marek Stefan Borowski (b. ... Grzegorz W. KoÅ‚odko (born January 28, 1949 in Tczew, Poland) - professor of economics, renowned polish economist specializing in development economy, system reforms and public finances. ... Leszek Balcerowicz (pronounced: [lεʃεk balʦεrÉ”viʧ]) (born January 19, 1947) is an economist from Poland and Chairman of the National Bank of Poland. ... Grzegorz W. KoÅ‚odko (born January 28, 1949 in Tczew, Poland) - professor of economics, renowned polish economist specializing in development economy, system reforms and public finances. ... Zyta Gilowska Zyta Janina Gilowska (born July 7, 1949 in Nowe Miasto Lubawskie) - Polish economist and politician. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require removal of excess red links (links to non-existent articles). ... StanisÅ‚aw Kluza - Polish economist, from July 14 to September 22 Finance Minister in the cabinet of Jaroslaw Kaczynski. ... Zyta Gilowska Zyta Janina Gilowska (born July 7, 1949 in Nowe Miasto Lubawskie) - Polish economist and politician. ...



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Marek Belka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (242 words)
On June 24 he finally managed to receive enough support in the Sejm — the Lower House of Polish Parliament — winning a vote of confidence by a majority of 235 votes to 215.
Belka graduated from the Socio-Economic Department of the University of Łódź in 1972 and later studied on scholarships at Columbia University, University of Chicago and London School of Economics.
Belka joined the new liberal Democratic Party in May 2005, but was not chosen as an MP.
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