Zbigniew Stefan Messner ['zbiɡɲɛf ˈmɛssnɛr] (listen) (13 March 1929 – 10 January 2014) was a Polish economist and politician. He was a member of the Central Committee of Polish United Workers' Party from 1981 until 1988. This is a Communist party. Messner was deputy prime minister from 1983 to 1985, and Prime Minister from 1985 to 1988.
|Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Poland|
9th Premier of Communist Poland
6 November 1985 – 27 September 1988
|Preceded by||Wojciech Jaruzelski|
|Succeeded by||Mieczysław Rakowski|
|Born||March 13, 1929|
Stryi, Second Polish Republic
|Died||10 January 2014(aged 84)|
|Political party||Polish United Workers' Party|
He was born in Stryj.
- (in Polish) Photograph and short biography of Zbigniew Messner Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine