How old is Andrzej Duda?
Andrzej Duda is 49 years old. He was born on 16 May 1972.
Janina Milewska and Jan Tadeusz Duda, professors at the AGH University of Science and Technology, raised Duda in Kraków. His grandfather served in the Polish-Soviet War and afterward in the Home Army during WWII.
Duda studied Humanities at Jan III Sobieski High School in Kraków between 1987 and 1991. He went on to Jagiellonian University to study law.
He was hired as a research assistant in the Department of Administrative Law of Jagiellonian University’s Faculty of Law and Administration in October 2001, after receiving his Master of Law degree.
Duda graduated from Jagiellonian University with a Doctor of Law degree (LL.D.) in January 2005.
He has been on unpaid leave from the university since September 2006 due to issues in his political career, with the exception of a 13-month period commencing in September 2010, when he returned.
Duda also worked as a lecturer at Pozna’s Mieszko I College of Education and Administration.
In the early 2000s, Duda became involved in politics with the now-defunct Freedom Union Party. He joined the Law and Justice Party after the 2005 parliamentary election (PiS).
Duda served as the Ministry of Justice’s undersecretary of state from 2006 until 2007. Duda then served on the Polish State Tribunal from 2007 and 2008.