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Date of Birth April 22, 1957
Age 65 years, 10 months, 6 days
Place of Birth Gdansk
Country Poland
Profession World Leader
Horoscope Taurus

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Donald Tusk is a famous World Leader, born on April 22, 1957 in Poland. As of January 9, 2023, Donald Tusk’s net worth is $5 Million. In 2005, he ran for President of Poland, but was ultimately defeated by Lech KaczyÅ„ski.

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Biography

Known for co-founding Poland’s Civic Platform political party, this politician took office in 2007 as his country’s Prime Minister. In late 2014, he also began serving as President of the European Council. Tusk was born in Gdańsk in northern Poland. He has German (maternal grandmother) and Kashubian ancestry. His father, also named Donald Tusk (1930–1972), was a carpenter, and his mother, Ewa (née Dawidowska) Tusk (1934–2009), was a nurse. His grandfather, Józef Tusk (1907–1987), was a railway official who was imprisoned at the Neuengamme concentration camp; later, as a former citizen of the Free City of Danzig, he was apparently conscripted by German authorities into the Wehrmacht. Later on, he was successful in joining the Polish Armed Forces in the West..

He was born to a family of the Kashubian ethnic group. He and his wife Małgorzata raised a daughter named Katarzyna and a son named Michał.

Donald Franciszek Tusk (/t ʊ s k / ; Polish: [ˈdɔnalt franˈt͡ɕiʂɛk ˈtusk] ( listen ) ; born 22 April 1957) is a Polish politician, who was the President of the European Council from 2014 to 2019. He served as the Prime Minister of Poland from 2007 to 2014 and was a co-founder and chairman of the Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) political party. On 20 November 2019, Tusk was elected as the president of the European People’s Party (EPP), Europe’s largest transnational political party.

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Donald Tusk married Małgorzata Sochacka in 1978. They have two children: a son, Michał and a daughter, Katarzyna.

Donald Tusk Net Worth

Donald Tusk is one of the richest World Leader & listed on most popular World Leader. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Donald Tusk's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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He earned a history degree from the University of Gdańsk and went on to found and head the Liberal Democratic Congress party.

Donald Tusk married Małgorzata Sochacka in 1978. They have two children: a son, Michał and a daughter, Katarzyna.

Tusk credits his interest in politics to watching clashes between striking workers and riot police when he was a teenager. He enrolled at the University of Gdańsk to study history, and graduated in 1980. While studying, he was active in the Student Committee of Solidarity, a group that opposed Poland’s communist rule at the time.

Tusk has been involved in Polish politics since the early 1990s, having founded several political parties and held elected office almost continuously since 1991. Tusk was one of the co-founders of the free-market-oriented Liberal Democratic Congress party. He entered the Sejm (lower chamber of Poland’s parliament) in 1991, but lost his seat in the 1993 election which went badly for the Congress.

Donald Tusk Wife

According to our records, Donald Tusk married to Malgorzata Tusk. As of January 12, 2023, Donald Tusk’s is not dating anyone.

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Tusk’s religious views became a matter of a debate during his presidential campaign in 2005. To avoid further speculation, just before the presidential elections Tusk requested a Catholic marriage ceremony with his wife Małgorzata, whom he had married in a civil ceremony 27 years earlier.

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Ranked on the list of most popular World Leader. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Poland. Donald Tusk celebrates birthday on April 22 of every year.

In 1994, the Congress merged with the Democratic Union to form the Freedom Union. In 1997, Tusk was elected to the Senate, and became its deputy speaker. In 2001, he co-founded another centre-right liberal conservative party, Civic Platform (PO), and he was again elected to the Sejm, and became its deputy speaker.

Who replaced Donald Tusk?

On 2 July 2019 the European Council elected Belgian prime minister Charles Michel as the successor to Donald Tusk as President of the European Council for the period from 1 December 2019 to 31 May 2022.

Who is the leader of the European Council?

The current President of the European Council is Charles Michel. He started his first term on 1 December 2019. On 24 March 2022, he was re-elected President for a second term of two and a half years.

Is Donald Tusk a liberal?

Tusk was one of the co-founders of the free-market-orientated Liberal Democratic Congress party. He entered the Sejm (lower chamber of Poland’s parliament) in 1991, but lost his seat in the 1993 election which went badly for the Congress. In 1994, the Congress merged with the Democratic Union to form the Freedom Union.

What is Brexit short for?

Brexit is an abbreviation of two English words: ‘Britain’ and ‘exit’ and refers to the withdrawal process of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union regulates the withdrawal process of any Member State.

Who is the next President of the Council of the EU?

The presidency is currently, as of July 2022, held by the Czech Republic. Three successive presidencies are known as presidency trios. The current trio (2022–2023) is made up of France (January–June 2022), Czech Republic (July–December 2022) and Sweden (January–July 2023).

During the 2007 parliamentary election campaign and initially when he entered office, Tusk promised to continue the free market policies, streamline the bureaucracy, enact long-term stable governance, cut taxes to attract greater foreign business ventures, encourage Polish citizens living overseas to return to Poland, and privatise state-owned companies. Later in office, Tusk changed his views on the role of taxation in the functioning of the state and his government never cut any taxes. Instead, it raised VAT from 22% to 23% in 2011, increased the tax imposed on diesel oil, alcohol, tobacco and coal, and eliminated many tax exemptions. The number of people employed in public administration also grew considerably. By 2012, the value of foreign investments in Poland had not matched the peak level attained in 2006–07, before Tusk entered office. The number of Poles living abroad in 2013 was almost the same level as in 2007.

Tusk and his Civic Platform party emerged victorious in the 2007 Polish parliamentary election, defeating incumbent Prime Minister Jarosław Kaczyński’s Law and Justice party with about 42% of the vote to Law and Justice’s 32%. Tusk and his assembled cabinet were sworn in on 16 November, as he became the fourteenth prime minister of the Third Polish Republic.

He was elected prime minister in 2007 and with his party’s victory in the 2011 Polish parliamentary election, he became the first Prime Minister to be re-elected since the fall of Communism in Poland. In 2014, he became president of the European Council and was re-elected to this position in 2017. He resigned as Polish prime minister to take the role, having been the longest-serving Prime Minister of the Third Polish Republic and the third longest-serving Prime Minister of Poland after Józef Cyrankiewicz and Piotr Jaroszewicz.

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