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Wieslaw CHRZANOWSKI

lawyer , politician

Wieslaw CHRZANOWSKI, Polish Chairman, Zjednoczenie Chrzescijansko-Narodowe.

Background

CHRZANOWSKI, Wieslaw was born on December 20, 1923 in Warsaw.

Education

Jagiellonian University, Cracow.

Career

Served Home Army 1942-1944, Warsaw Uprising 1944. President, clandestine Law Students' Association 1942-1943. Assistant, senior assistant Civil Law' Department, in Warsaw University and Central School of Commerce, Warsaw 1945-1948.

Arrested and sentenced to 8 years for attempting to overthrow regime 1948-1954, acquitted and rehabilitated 1956. Legal counsellor 1955-1972. Attorney’s trainee 1957-1960, attorney since 1981.

Researcher 1972-1979, Assistant Professor 1980-1988, Professor since 1988, Cooperative Research Institute. Assistant Professor Catholic University of Lublin 1982-1987, Professor since 1987, Deputy Dean Canon and Secular Law Faculty since 1987. Adviser to National Commission, plenipotentiary for registration by Voivodship and Supreme Court 1980-1981).

Chairman Main Board since 1989). Minister of Justice and General Prosecutor January since 1991.

Works

  • Over 80 books and articles on civil law and cooperative law, many contributors in underground journals and Polish journals appearing abroad.

Politics

zjednoczenie ChrzescijanskoNarodowe (ZCh-N, Christian National Union)

Membership

National Party (editor bd. by-weekly Mloda Polska 1942-1945), served Home Army 1942-1944, Warsaw Uprising 1944. Informal infoimation group of Primate of Poland 1965-1981. Social Council of Primate of Poland 1983-1984.

Episcopal Commission, for Agriculture 1982-1986. On behalf of Episcopate of team drawing up convention between Apostolic See and Poland and Law on State-Church Relations 1987-1989. Solidarity Trade Union since 1980 (adviser to National Commission, plenipotentiary for registration by Voivodship and Supreme Court 1980-1981).

Labour Party 1945-1946, Christian-National Union since 1989.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, theatre, mountain hiking.