Tadeusz Michejda, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Tadeusz Michejda

Polish physician and politician

Date of Birth: 26-Sep-1879

Place of Birth: Návsí, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic

Date of Death: 18-May-1956

Profession: physician, politician, trade unionist

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Tadeusz Michejda

  • Tadeusz Michejda (26 September 1879 in Nawsie - 18 May 1956 in Warsaw) was a Polish physician and politician from the region of Cieszyn Silesia. Tadeusz Michejda was born to Franciszek Michejda, Lutheran pastor.
  • He graduated from a state gymnasium in Cieszyn and later studied medicine at universities in Kraków, Prague and Vienna.
  • After the graduation worked as a doctor in Vienna and Tuchów, later became a municipal doctor in Sucha Górna. After World War I was a member of Rada Narodowa Ksiestwa Cieszynskego (National Council of the Duchy of Cieszyn) and worked in preparations to hold a plebiscite in Cieszyn Silesia.
  • In 1920 Cieszyn Silesia was divided between Czechoslovakia and Poland.
  • His hometown and the workplace fell to Czechoslovakia and Kiedron left the Zaolzie area, as he was an active pro-Polish activist; and stayed in Poland, where worked many years in several localities, including Dzialdowo, as a doctor.
  • He was a senator in the Polish Senate for the National Workers' Party from 1930 to 1935, deputy in the State National Council in 1945-1946 and deputy in the Sejm from 1947 to 1952.
  • Michejda was also a Minister of Health from 1947 to 1951 and a Minister without Portfolio from 1951 to 1952.
  • Michejda was since 1950 a member of the Democratic Party, and a vice-chairman of Polish Red Cross.
  • Tadeusz Michejda died in Warsaw and is buried in Kraków.

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