2015 in Poland

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The following lists events that will happen during 2015 in Poland .

2015 (MMXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

Poland republic in Central Europe

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

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Incumbents

Incumbents
Position Person Party Notes
President Bronisław Komorowski Independent (Supported by the Civic Platform) Until 6 August 2015
Andrzej Duda Independent (Supported by Law and Justice) From 6 August 2015
Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz Civic Platform Until 16 November 2015
Beata Szydło Law and Justice From 16 November 2015
Marshal of the Sejm Radosław Sikorski Civic Platform Until 23 June 2015
Jerzy Wenderlich Democratic Left Alliance 23 June 2015 - 25 June 2015 (Acting)
Małgorzata Kidawa-Błońska Civic Platform 25 June 2015 - 11 November 2015
Marek Kuchciński Law and Justice From 12 November 2015
Marshal of the Senate Bogdan Borusewicz Independent (Supported by the Civic Platform) Until 11 November 2015
Stanisław Karczewski Law and Justice From 12 November 2015

Elections

Polish presidential election, 2015
CandidatePartyFirst roundSecond round
Votes%Votes%
Andrzej Duda Law and Justice 5,179,09234.768,630,62751.55
Bronisław Komorowski Independent (endorsed by Civic Platform)5,031,06033.778,112,31148.45
Paweł Kukiz Independent3,099,07920.80
Janusz Korwin-Mikke KORWiN 486,0843.26
Magdalena Ogórek Independent353,8832.38
Adam Jarubas Polish People's Party 238,7611.60
Janusz Palikot Your Movement 211,2421.42
Grzegorz Braun Independent124,1320.83
Marian Kowalski National Movement 77,6300.52
Jacek Wilk Congress of the New Right 68,1860.46
Paweł Tanajno Direct Democracy 29,7850.20
Invalid/blank votes124,952250,231
Total15,023,88610016,993,169100
Registered voters/turnout30,688,57048.9630,709,28155.34
Source: PKW, PKW

Bold indicates government parties.

Polish parliamentary election, 2015
Party Leader Sejm Senate
English Polish Seats Popular vote Percentage Seats
Law and Justice Prawo i Sprawiedliwość Jarosław Kaczyński
235 / 460
5,711,68737.58%
61 / 100
Civic Platform Platforma Obywatelska Ewa Kopacz
138 / 460
3,661,474 24.09%
34 / 100
Kukiz'15 Kukiz'15 Paweł Kukiz
42 / 460
1,339,094 8.81%
0 / 100
Modern Nowoczesna Ryszarda Petru, Nowoczesna Ryszard Petru
28 / 460
1,155,370 7.60%
0 / 100
United Left Zjednoczona Lewica Barbara Nowacka
0 / 460
1,147,102 7.60%
0 / 100
Polish People's Party Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe Janusz Piechociński
16 / 460
779,875 5.13%
1 / 100
Coalition for the Renewal of the Republic - Liberty and Hope Koalicja Odnowy Rzeczypospolitej Wolność i Nadzieja Janusz Korwin-Mikke
0 / 460
722,999 4.76%
0 / 100
Together Razem Collective leadership
0 / 460
550,349 3.62%
0 / 100
German Minority Mniejszość Niemiecka
1 / 460
28,014 0.2%
0 / 100
IndependentsNiezależni
N/A
4 / 100
Other
0 / 460
128,780 (Total) 0.85% (Total)
0 / 100
Total and turnout 460 15,200,671 50.92% 100

Events

January

Greater Poland Voivodeship Voivodeship in Poland

Greater Poland Voivodeship, also known as Wielkopolska Voivodeship, Wielkopolska Province, or Greater Poland Province, is a voivodeship, or province, in west-central Poland. It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Poznań, Kalisz, Konin, Piła and Leszno Voivodeships, pursuant to the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998. The province is named after the region called Greater Poland or Wielkopolska(listen). The modern province includes most of this historic region, except for some south-western parts.

Stopnica Town in Świętokrzyskie, Poland

Stopnica is a town in Busko County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina called Gmina Stopnica. It lies in Lesser Poland, approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) east of Busko-Zdrój and 55 km (34 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kielce. In 2007 the village had an approximate population of 1,500. In 1362 Stopnica was granted the civic rights by King Casimir III the Great. Stopnica lost the rights in 1870 and regained in 2015. During World War II the village was almost completely destroyed. Before the war Stopnica had a large Jewish community, which perished in the Holocaust.

Zielona Góra Place in Lubusz, Poland

Zielona Góra(listen) is the largest city in Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland, with 140,113 inhabitants (2018). Zielona Góra has been in Lubusz Voivodeship since 1999, prior to which it was the capital of Zielona Góra Voivodeship from 1950 to 1998. It is the seat of the province's elected assembly, while the seat of the centrally appointed governor is located in the city of Gorzów Wielkopolski. Zielona Góra has a favourable geographical position, being located not far from the Polish-German border and on several international road and rail routes connecting Scandinavia with Southern Europe and Warsaw with Berlin. The region is also closely associated with vineyards and holds an annual Wine Fest.

February

Radosław Sikorski Polish politician and journalist

Radosław Tomasz "Radek" Sikorski is a Polish politician and journalist. He was Marshal of the Sejm from 2014 to 2015 and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Donald Tusk's cabinet between 2007 and 2014. He previously served as Deputy Minister of National Defense (1992) in Jan Olszewski's cabinet, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (1998–2001) in Jerzy Buzek's cabinet and Minister of National Defense (2005–2007) in Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz and Jarosław Kaczyński's cabinets.

Marshal of the Sejm speaker of the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament

Marshal of the Sejm also known as Sejm Marshal, Chairman of the Sejm or Speaker of the Sejm is the speaker (chair) of the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament. The office traces its origins to the 15th century. In modern Poland, the full title is Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland.

March

Warsaw Metro rapid transit system of Warsaw, Poland

The Warsaw Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. It currently consists of two lines, the north–south Line M1 that links central Warsaw with its densely populated northern and southern districts, and the initial segment of the east-west Line M2 that opened on March 8, 2015. The second line (M2) is yet to be completed and a third line (M3) is planned.

April

The 2015 Katowice Open was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the 3rd edition of the Katowice Open, in the International category of the 2015 WTA Tour. It took place at Spodek arena in Katowice, Poland, from 6 April through 12 April 2015.

Katowice Place in Silesian, Poland

Katowice is a city in southern Poland, with a city-proper population of 297,197 making it the eleventh-largest city in Poland as of 2017 and is the center of the Katowice metropolitan area, which has approximately 2 million people.

Silesian Voivodeship Voivodeship in Poland

Silesian Voivodeship, or Silesia Province, German: Woiwodschaft Schlesien, Czech: Slezské vojvodství) is a voivodeship, or province, in southern Poland, centered on the historic region known as Upper Silesia, with Katowice serving as its capital.

May

June

July

Predicted and scheduled events

September

October

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

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