Jacek Majchrowski

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Jacek Majchrowski
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47th Mayor of the Royal City of Kraków
Assumed office
19 November 2002
Deputy Tadeusz Trzmiel (2002–2018)
Preceded by Andrzej Maria Gołaś
Personal details
Born (1947-01-13) 13 January 1947 (age 74)
Sosnowiec, Poland
Political party Independent (since 2002)
Democratic Left Alliance (1999–2002)
Polish United Workers' Party (1965–1981)

Jacek Maria Majchrowski (born 13 January 1947 in Sosnowiec) is a Polish politician, lawyer, historian, and the current mayor of Kraków since 2002, making him the longest serving mayor in the history of the city. He is also a professor at the Jagiellonian University.



Majchrowski was born on 13 January 1947 in Sosnowiec. He became a member of the Democratic Left Alliance, a major left-wing Polish political party, but suspended his membership for the duration of his mayorship in Kraków. He has written 14 history books, specializing mostly in the history of Polish political thought and doctrines. On 7 December 2015, he became co-president of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions.

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