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Is a Polish mathematician, alpinist, politician and was the vice-president of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee from January 2007 until mid-2009.

After the fall of communism in 1989, Mr. Onyszkiewicz became a member of the Polish Sejm. He served all subsequent terms from May 1989 until 2001. In the spring of 1990, Mr. Onyszkiewicz became the first civilian vice-ministers of defence in the communist-dominated period.

Subsequently, Mr. Onyszkiewicz was Minister of Defence twice, in the cabinets of Hanna Suchocka (1992–1993) and Jerzy Buzek (1997–2000).

Janusz Onyszkiewicz

Minister of Defence of the Republic of Poland (1991-1993, 1997-2000)