Aleksander Marek Szczygło
|Head of the National Security Bureau|
15 January 2009 – 10 April 2010
|Deputy||Witold Waszczykowski, Zbigniew Nowek|
|Preceded by||Władysław Stasiak|
|Minister of National Defense of Poland|
11th Minister of National Defense of the Third Republic of Poland
7 February 2007 – 16 November 2007
|Preceded by||Radosław Sikorski|
|Succeeded by||Bogdan Klich|
|Chief of Office of the President of the Republic of Poland|
2 August 2006 – 7 February 2007
|Preceded by||Robert Draba|
|Succeeded by||Robert Draba|
|Member of the Sejm|
5 November 2007 – 15 January 2009
19 October 2001 – 2 August 2006
|Constituency||35 – Olsztyn|
|Born||27 October 1963|
|Died||10 April 2010 (aged 46)|
|Political party||Law and Justice|
|Alma mater||University of Gdańsk|
Aleksander Marek Szczygło [alɛˈksandɛr ˈʂt͡ʂɨɡwɔ] (listen) (27 October 1963 – 10 April 2010) was a Polish politician. He was first elected to Polish parliament Sejm in 2001 and subsequently reelected on 25 September 2005 with 19,006 votes in 35th electoral district (Olsztyn). Both times he was a candidate of the Law and Justice party.
From 15 January 2009 until his death he was the chief of the National Security Bureau.
He was listed on the flight manifest of the Tupolev Tu-154 of the 36th Special Aviation Regiment carrying the President of Poland Lech Kaczyński which crashed near Smolensk-North airport near Pechersk near Smolensk, Russia, on 10 April 2010, killing all aboard.
In 2010, Szczygło was posthumously awarded the Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta. He had previously been awarded the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary in 2009 and the Ukrainian Order of Merit 2nd Class.
Scholarly Articles And Publications
- Prezydenckim Tu-154 leciały najważniejsze osoby w państwie (Polish) Archived 15 April 2010 at the Wayback Machine
- Aleksander Marek Szczygło – parliamentary page – includes declarations of interest, voting record, and transcripts of speeches.