Donald Tusk Biography
(President of the European Council)
Birthday: April 22, 1957 (Taurus)
Born In: Gdańsk
Donald Franciszek Tusk, popularly known as Donald Tusk, is the current president of the ‘European Council.’ Tusk, a politician of Polish origin, has been serving in the position since December 1, 2014. Prior to heading the ‘European Council,’ he served as the prime minister of Poland from 2007 to 2014. He also co-founded and served as the chairman of the political party ‘Civic Platform.’ Since the early 1990s, Tusk has played a leading role in many political reforms and has been active in the formation of many political parties. Tusk headed various departments and designations, before stepping down as the prime minister of Poland to take up the role of the president of the ‘European Council.’ Tusk was interested in history and politics since his childhood. This was quite evident from his education. He married Malgorzata Sochacka in 1978. They have two children: Michal and Katarzyna.