The 3 May Constitution of 1791 is known as being Europe’s first modern constitution, following on from the United States two years before. At the time, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was a multi-ethnic state, comprising Poles, Lithuanians, Ruthenians, Jews, Germans, Armenians and other ethnicities.
Andrzej Duda, Poland's president, said on the 232nd anniversary of the May 3 Constitution that only a strong state can survive and exist in our geographical location.
The first constitution of its type in Europe, and the second in the world just four years after America’s, it has remained a symbol of freedom, national pride and patriotism until today.
Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has submitted legislation to the Sejm, the lower house of parliament, concerning changes to the Polish Constitution that will lift some of the immunity enjoyed by parliamentarians and judges.
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Poland's party the New Left on Saturday marked the 25th anniversary of a constitutional referendum that paved the way for the introduction of the country's current supreme law.
TFN’s Blanka Konopka takes a look at the Brotherhood of artists behind the stunning collection who were inspired by medieval guilds and included leading names such as Tadeusz Pruszkowski, Antoni Michalak, Bolesław Cybis, Jan Zamoyski and Jan Gotard.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, on Tuesday, paid tribute to Poland's Constitution of 3 May 1791, one of the most progressive supreme laws in Europe at the time.
Defence spending must be freed from a constitutional debt limit in order to for multi-billion zloty arms purchases to be made, Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland’s prime minister, told parliament on Thursday.
Seizing the assets of Russian oligarchs and companies located in Poland requires changes to the constitution, the Polish government's spokesperson said after the prime minister's meeting with the opposition, where such possibility was discussed.