President of the Republic of Poland (1995 - 2005)
Aleksander Kwasniewski played an important role during the Orange Revolution in Ukraine, actively participated in the discussions held between Viktor Yushchenko and Viktor Yanukovych. For his merits in favor of a peaceful end to the Orange Revolution received the "Knight of Freedom" award.
In the years 1973-1977 he studied International trade at the Faculty of Transport Economics, University of Gdansk. Active in many student organizations and associations against the former government. In 1991-1995 he was twice elected to the Polish Parliment. He held the office of President of the Republic in 1995-2005.