Donald Tusk is a Polish politician who has been the President of the European Council born on 22 April 1957, In Poland.
He is born to Donald Tusk and Ewa Tusk. His father had worked as a carpenter, while his mother worked as a nurse at a hospital.
In 1978, He married Małgorzata Sochacka. The couple has two children, a son named Michal and a daughter named Katarzyna.
In 1980, Tusk had started his career on a different route when he established the ‘Independent Students’ Association’. It had been part of the ‘Solidarity’ movement. At the same time, Tusk had started working as a journalist for a newspaper that had been published by the ‘Solidarity’ group. Martial law had been imposed in the country in December 1981, forcing Tusk to go into hiding for a while. Between 1984 -1989, He had worked as a bread-seller. While working as a manual laborer, Tusk had worked as an active member of the ‘Solidarity’ movement, for which he also went to jail. In 1983, Tusk founded a monthly named ‘Political Review’, an illegal periodical that propagated economic liberalism. That periodical had been a major turnover in Tusk’s career, as it led him to become the head of the ‘Liberal Democratic Congress’. As the head, He has tasked with de-monopolizing the former state-operated press. In 2007, Tusk had faced a tough campaign and became the prime minister of Poland after winning the ruling rightist person. He grasped the position for 7 years which had to make him the longest-serving prime minister and also the first to be re-elected for another term.
- Donald Franciszek Tusk is his real name.
- In 2014, Tusk had to step down from his post of the prime minister of his country after being elected as the president of the ‘European Council’.
Awards and Achievements:
- On May 13, 2010, He had been awarded the Charlemagne Prize.
- In May 2012, Tusk had been awarded the ‘Walther-Rathenau-Preis’.
What can we learn from Him??
Like Donald Tusk, Belief in yourself, Love your work. Never be afraid to show your feelings.