Hanna Suchocka

The first female Polish Prime Minister and the first female Laureate of the Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Prize, Suchocka is a Professor of Law at Adam Mickiewicz University. She also served as Minister of Justice, Prosecutor General and Ambassador to the Holy See and the Order of Malta. She received the Prize for creating the foundations of the Third Polish Republic. 

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