Bogdan Andrzej ZDROJEWSKI : Curriculum vitae 

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Curriculum vitae (The MEP is solely responsible for the information published)  
Updated: 10/11/2015 

Education (qualifications and diplomas) 

  • 1964-1972 : Adam Mickiewicz Primary School No 1 in Kłodzko
  • 1975-1976 : Vocational High School No 4 in Wroclaw – Machining Technician
  • 1977-1979 : Post-secondary accounting and management school
  • 1979-1983 : University of Wrocław (Master of Philosophy)
  • 1982-1985 : University of Wrocław (Master of Arts in Cultural Studies)
  • 1989-1990 : PhD student at the University of Wrocław

Professional career 

  • 1976-1977 : Junior engine driver – Polish National Railways, Wrocław- Brochów
  • 1976-1979 : Commercial photographer
  • 1977-1979 : Specialist in the chief mechanic’s department – Provincial grain milling enterprise in Wrocław
  • 1983-1989 : Assistant scientist at Wrocław Academy of Economics – Sociology and Social Science Department
  • 1986-1988 : Photography and social work instructor in the 'Metalowiec' housing cooperative
  • 1989-1990 : Assistant scientist at the University of Wrocław – Department of Sociology
  • 2003-2005 : Managing Director at Thyssen Polska

Political career 

Offices held in local government bodies  
  • 1990-2001 : Mayor of Wrocław
Offices held in a national parliament  
  • 2001-2014 : Member of the Polish Parliament
Offices held in a national government  
  • 1997-2000 : Senator of the Republic of Poland
  • 2007-2014 : Minister of Culture and National Heritage
Offices held in the EU institutions  
  • 2014-... : Member of the European Parliament

Honours 

  • 1998 - Order of Saint Sylvester - awarded by Pope John Paul II (by a decision of 9 January 1998)
  • 2001 - First-Class Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse) - awarded by the President of Germany
  • 2002 - Gold Cross of Merit - awarded by the President of Poland, Aleksander Kwaśniewski
  • 2008 - Grand Cross of the Order of Merit - awarded by the President of Portugal
  • 2012 - Royal Norwegian Order of Merit - Commander with Cross - awarded by His Majesty King Harald V of Norway
  • 2012 - Order of Merit of the Free State of Saxony - for contributions to the growth of Polish-German relations in the area of culture, enhancing cooperation, preserving cultural heritage and its promotion outside the borders of the Free State
  • 2012 - Maltese Cross - awarded by the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Matthew Festing
  • 2012 - Commander, Legion d'honneur - awarded by the President of France, François Hollande
  • 2012 - Order of Saint-Charles of the Second Class, Commander - awarded by Prince Albert of Monaco
  • 2013 - Cross of Recognition of the Second Class of the Latvian Republic - for extraordinary, lasting efforts to enrich deep and dynamic cooperation in the area of culture
  • 2013 - Honorary Citizen of the City of Wrocław
  • 2013 - Irena Sendlerowa Award - for 'outstanding leadership in building the Museum of the History of Polish Jews'
  • 2014 - Order of the Cross of Terra Maarjamaa, First Class - awarded by the President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves
  • 2014 - Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta - awarded by President Bronisław Komorowski
  • 2014 - Grand Cross of the First Class of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - for civil merit
  • 2015 - Gloria Artis Gold - Medal for Merit to Culture

Contact 

  • Bruxelles 

    Parlement européen
    Bât. Altiero Spinelli
    12E202
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel
     
  • Strasbourg 

    Parlement européen
    Bât. Louise Weiss
    T11006
    1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
    CS 91024
    F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex
     
  • Postal address 

    European Parliament
    Rue Wiertz
    Altiero Spinelli 12E202
    1047 Brussels
     
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