Famous Polish Presidents

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Lech Walesa
(Former President of Poland)
Lech Walesa
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Birthdate: September 29, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Popowo, Gmina Tłuchowo, Poland

Lech Walesa is a Polish dissident and statesman. From 1990 to 1995, Walesa served as the first elected president of Poland. A Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Walesa was adjudged Time Person of the Year in 1981. In 1999, he was named in the magazine's most important people of the 20th century list. 

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Andrzej Duda
(Politician)
Andrzej Duda
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Birthdate: May 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kraków, Polish People's Republic Poland

Andrzej Duda is a Polish politician, lawyer, and the current President of Poland. Duda has been in the forefront of the ongoing Polish constitutional crisis where his government has been blamed for its inability to adhere to the Polish and European constitutional law. Despite the crisis, Andrzej Duda was awarded Poland's highest honor, Order of the White Eagle. 

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Lech Kaczyński
(Former President of Poland)
Lech Kaczyński
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Birthdate: June 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: April 10, 2010

Former president of Poland Lech Kaczyński had also served as the mayor of Warsaw. Son of an engineer father and a philologist mother, he had starred in a movie as a child actor, along with his twin brother. A qualified lawyer, he had initially been part of anti-communist underground movements.

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Aleksander Kwaśniewski
(Former President of Poland)
Aleksander Kwaśniewski
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Birthdate: November 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Białogard
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Wojciech Jaruzelski
(President of the Republic of Poland 1989-1990, Prime Minister of Poland 1981-1985)
Wojciech Jaruzelski
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Birthdate: July 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kurów, Poland
Died: May 25, 2014

Wojciech Jaruzelski was a Polish politician and military officer. From 1981 to 1989, he was the dictator of the Polish People's Republic. He also served as the prime minister and president of Poland during his influential political career. He also served as the Polish People's Army's last commander-in-chief; Polish People's Army became the Polish Armed Forces in 1990.

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Bronisław Komorowski
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Birthdate: June 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oborniki Śląskie

Former president of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski also served as Minister of Defense and the Marshal of the Sejm. Hounded by the communist regime in Poland, he and his family had to move from place to place, till they settled in Warsaw, where he grew up since his teens.

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Gabriel Narutowicz
(First President of Poland)
Gabriel Narutowicz
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Birthdate: March 29, 1865
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Telšiai, Lithuania
Died: December 16, 1922

Polish professor of hydroelectric engineering and statesman Gabriel Narutowicz served as first President of Poland after the country regained sovereignty from partitioning powers. A pioneer of electrification, Narutowicz served as the Minister of Public Works and as the Minister of Foreign Affairs before becoming the first president of the Second Polish Republic. He was assassinated five days after assuming office as the head of state.

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Józef Beck
(Statesman)
Józef Beck
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Birthdate: October 4, 1894
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: June 5, 1944
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Stanisław Wojciechowski
(Former President of the Republic of Poland (1922 - 1926), Minister of Internal Affairs (1919 - 1920))
Stanisław Wojciechowski
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Birthdate: March 15, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kalisz, Poland
Died: April 9, 1953

Stanisław Wojciechowski was a major figure in the Polish independence movement against Russia and later also served as the president of Poland. The Polish Peasant Party member had initially also contributed to the socialist periodical Przedświt. Though friends with Józef Piłsudski, he later disagreed with him, and eventually resigned.

Edward Bernard Raczyński
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Birthdate: December 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zakopane, Poland
Died: July 30, 1993
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Moshe Landau
(Judge of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1953 to 1982)
Moshe Landau
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Birthdate: April 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: May 1, 2011

Moshe Landau was an Israeli judge who served as the judge of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1953 to 1982. He also served as the President of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1980 to 1982. In 1991, Moshe Landau was honored with the prestigious Israel Prize for law.