|Wojciech Witold Jaruzelski|
|1st President of Poland|
July 19 1989 – December 22 1990
|Preceded by||Council of the state (PRL) (president office was not)|
|Succeeded by||Lech Wałęsa|
|Born||July 6, 1923
Kurów, Second Polish Republic
Wojciech Witold Jaruzelski (born July 6, 1923) is a Polish politician and as the first President of Poland from July 1989 to December 1990. He was also the last commander-in-chief of the Polish People's Army (Ludowe Wojsko Polskie), chairman of the Polish United Workers Party 1981-1989, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland from 1981-1985. He was Poland's last communist leader. He resigned as President to allow for democratic elections.
Jaruzelski is a comes from a family of Polish gentry. He is a son of Władysław Jaruzelski.