Józef Buzek

Politician, Deceased Person

1873 – 1936

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Who was Józef Buzek?

Józef Buzek was a Polish lawyer, economist, statistician and politician from the region of Cieszyn Silesia.

He was born in the village of Końska to a peasant's family. He graduated from state gymnasium in Cieszyn in 1894. He then studied law at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and in Vienna, eventually earning a law degree at Jagiellonian University in 1899 and habilitation at Lwów University in 1902. Buzek was also politically active and was a deputy in the State Council in Vienna from 1907 to 1918. He worked as a statistician in Vienna and was a chairman of Statistic Office in Lwów. He was the first director of the Polish Central Statistical Office from 1918 to 1929. Buzek was a member of the Sejm and the Senate. Buzek wrote many books about statistics, national and political issues.

Józef Buzek is related to Jan Buzek and Jerzy Buzek, Polish politicians.

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Born
Nov 16, 1873
Konská
Religion
  • Lutheranism
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Jagiellonian University
Died
Sep 22, 1936
Cieszyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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