Jaruzelski, Wojciech

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Polish Military man and politician (PVAP)
Despite political differences, Brandt admired the Polish head of state

  • 1923 born
  • 1943-1945 Soldier of the Polish troops fighting on the side of the Red Army
  • 1968-1983 Minister of Defence (Polish United Worker’s Party – PVAP)
  • 1971-1989 Member of the Politburo of the PVAP
  • 1981-1989 First Secretary of the Central Committee of the PVAP
  • 1981-1985 Prime Minister
  • 1981-1983 during the period of martial law chairman of the Military Council of the People’s Republic of Poland
  • 1985-1989 Chairman of the State Council (head of state)
  • 1989-1990 President
  • 2014 died
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International statesman without government office 1975-1982

Dedicated European and German Patriot 1983-1992

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