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Lech Kaczyński

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Lech Aleksander Kaczyński
President of Poland
In office
23 December 2005 – 10 April 2010
Preceded byAleksander Kwaśniewski
Succeeded byBronisław Komorowski
Personal details
Born18 June 1949
Warsaw, Poland
Died10 April 2010 (aged 60)
Near Smolensk, Russia
Political partynonpartisan (Law and Justice at the time of election)
Spouse(s)Maria Kaczyńska (m. 1978-2010, both killed)

audio speaker iconLech Aleksander Kaczyński  (18 June 1949 - 10 April 2010) was the President of the Republic of Poland from 2005 until his death in a plane crash in Smolensk, Russia on 10 April 2010.[1] Kaczyński served as Mayor of Warsaw from 2002,[2] until the day before he became president. He was a Roman Catholic[3] and was the identical twin brother of the Prime Minister of Poland, Jarosław Kaczyński.[4]

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  1. Polish president killed in plane crash, CNN.com
  2. Serwis PKW – Wybory 2002
  3. Poland President Kaczynski was a battler
  4. Cień generała (Shadow of the General), Newsweek Poland issue 9 from 2 March 2008

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Preceded by
Aleksander Kwaśniewski
President of Poland
Succeeded by
Bronisław Komorowski