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Lech Wałęsa

Polish statesman and pro-democracy activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, former President of Poland
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Lech Walesa (Polish: Lech Wałęsa (pronounced [lɛx vaˈwɛ̃sa]) (born September 29, 1943) was a Polish shipyard worker, trade unionist and a politician who used to be the leader of Solidarity and the President of Poland.[1] Walesa won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983.

Lech Wałęsa
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President of Poland
In office
December 22 1990 – December 22 1995
Preceded byWojciech Jaruzelski (in country)/Ryszard Kaczorowski (in exile)
Succeeded byAleksander Kwaśniewski
Personal details
BornSeptember 29, 1943
NationalityPolish
Spouse(s)Danuta Wałęsa
Professionelectrician

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.biography.com/people/lech-walesa-12103200 Lech Walesa. (2014). The Biography.com website. Retrieved 09:19, Sep 22, 2014