Edward Babiuch

Polish politician

Edward Mikołaj Babiuch (['edvart ˈbabjux] (About this soundlisten); December 28, 1927 – February 1, 2021) was a Polish politician. He was a member of the Polish United Workers' Party, a Communist party. He was one of four deputy chairmen of the Polish Council of State from 1976 to 1980. Babiuch served as the Prime Minister of Poland in 1980, from February 18 to August 24 of that year.[1][2]

Edward Babiuch
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Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Poland
6th Premier of Communist Poland
In office
February 18, 1980 – August 24, 1980
PresidentHenryk Jabłoński (Chairman of the Council of State)
Preceded byPiotr Jaroszewicz
Succeeded byJózef Pińkowski
Personal details
Born(1927-12-28)December 28, 1927
Grabocin, near Będzin, Poland
DiedFebruary 1, 2021(2021-02-01) (aged 93)
Warsaw, Poland
Political partyPolish United Workers' Party

Babiuch died in Warsaw on February 2, 2021 at the age of 93.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Staar, Richard Felix; Drachkovitch, Milorad M.; Gann, Lewis H. (1981), Yearbook on International Communist Affairs, Hoover Institution Publication, 235, Hoover Institution Press, p. 282, ISBN 978-0-8179-7501-2.
  2. Starski, Stanislaw (1982), Class Struggle in Classless Poland, South End Press, p. 110, ISBN 978-0-89608-140-6.
  3. Nie żyje były premier Edward Babiuch