Editor-in-Chief, Gazeta WyborczaPoland
Editor-in-Chief of the daily Gazeta Wyborcza, he is a Historian and Co-Founder of the Committee for the Defense of Workers. A former Member of Parliament (1989–1991) and former member of the Round Table Talks (1989), he is among the leaders of the pre-1989 democratic opposition in Poland. Mr. Michnik is the author of several books including “In Search of Lost Meaning: The New Eastern Europe” (2011) and “The Lord of the Manor and the Vicar” (1995). He has won the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, The Erasmus Prize, and was the first non-Spanish winner of The Francisco Cerecedo Journalist. He is currently a member of the Association of Polish Writers and the Council on Foreign Relations.