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Zbigniew Messner

Polish Communist economist and politician

Zbigniew Stefan Messner ['zbiɡɲɛf ˈmɛssnɛr] (About this soundlisten) (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.

Zbigniew Messner
Zbigniew Messner 1988.jpg
Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Poland
9th Premier of Communist Poland
In office
6 November 1985 – 27 September 1988
Preceded byWojciech Jaruzelski
Succeeded byMieczysław Rakowski
Personal details
Born(1929-03-13)March 13, 1929
Stryi, Second Polish Republic
Died10 January 2014(2014-01-10) (aged 84)
Political partyPolish United Workers' Party
ProfessionEconomist

He was born in Stryj.

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