Ex-Polish President to be made honorary Lithuanian citizen

  • 2015-10-13

According to the lzinios.lt news website, former Polish President, Bronislaw Komorowski, will be named an honorary citizen of the north-eastern Lithuanian northeastern city of Rokiskis on October 13, 2015.

Komorowski will be honoured as a representative of the Komorowskis family who lived in Kavoliskis Manor, Rokiskis for three centuries. 

The place was made famous by the former Polish president's great-grandmother Eliza Irena who started a confectionary business at the manor.

Komorowski will be a second president to be named an honorary citizen of Rokiskis. Late Lithuanian President Algirdas Brazauskas was also an honorary citizen of this city.

Komorowski was the president of Poland from August 6 2010, to August 6 2015. 

He was defeated by Andrzej Duda during the 2015 Polish presidential election.