Czesław Kiszczak

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Czesław Kiszczak
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Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Poland
11th and last Polish United Workers' Party Prime Minister of People's Poland
In office
2 August 1989 – 19 August 1989
President Wojciech Jaruzelski
Preceded by Mieczysław Rakowski
Succeeded by Tadeusz Mazowiecki
Minister of Interior of the People's Republic of Poland
In office
31 July 1981 – 6 July 1990
President Wojciech Jaruzelski
Prime Minister Wojciech Jaruzelski, Zbigniew Messner, Mieczysław Rakowski, Czesław Kiszczak, Tadeusz Mazowiecki
Preceded by Mirosław Milewski
Succeeded by Krzysztof Kozłowski
Personal details
Born (1925-10-19)19 October 1925
Roczyny, Second Polish Republic
Died 5 November 2015(2015-11-05) (aged 90)
Warsaw, Poland
Political party Polish United Workers' Party

Czesław Kiszczak ([ˈt͡ʂɛswaf ˈkiʂt͡ʂak] (About this sound listen); 19 October 1925 – 5 November 2015) was a Polish politician. He was active during the Polish People's Republic, the Communist period in Poland.

Kiszczak was a member of the Polish Workers' Party and later the Polish United Workers' Party (PZPR). He served as a high-ranking officer of the Polish Army, a chief of secret services and Minister of Internal Affairs (MSW) between 1981 and 1990.

He served during the years of Martial Law in Poland. He was an assistant of Wojciech Jaruzelski. He was also the last Communist Prime Minister of Poland, serving briefly in 1989.[1]

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  1. Wprost, Ludzie Wprost, [1]

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