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  • Do not let independence go to waste!

    Edward Raczyński

     



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  • During her official visit to London to attend the "Supporting Syria and the Region" summit, Prime Minister met relatives of the last President of the Polish Government in Exile - Ryszard Kaczorowski

     

    Private meeting between Beata Szydło and President Kaczorowski’s widow took place just before PM’s address to the Polish community gathered at the Embassy in London. Later both paid a tribute to the gallery of portraits of former Polish Presidents residing in London, unveiled in December 2015 as a part of commemorations of the 25th anniversary of handing over the presidential insignia marking the official completion of the Polish Government in Exile’s mission.

     

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    First Lady Karolina Kaczorowska (born 1930 in Stanisławów, Poland) is a widow of Ryszard Kaczorowski, the last President of the Republic of Poland in exile (1989-1990). She is an emigration activist, teacher and former scout; deeply involved in charity work, including Unification of Polish women in the UK. After Poland regained independence in 1989 she accompanied her husband to a series of state visit to Poland, until his tragic death in Smoleńsk air catastrophe in 2010. Lady Kaczorowska continues her husband’s work and legacy in the UK and abroad.

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