|President of Poland|
December 22 1990 – December 22 1995
|Preceded by||Wojciech Jaruzelski (in country)/Ryszard Kaczorowski (in exile)|
|Succeeded by||Aleksander Kwaśniewski|
|Born||September 29, 1943|
Lech Walesa (Polish: Lech Wałęsa (pronounced [lɛx vaˈwɛ̃sa])) (born September 29, 1943) was a Polish shipyard worker, trade unionist and a politician who used to be the leader of Solidarity and the President of Poland between 1990 and 1995. Walesa won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983.
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- http://www.biography.com/people/lech-walesa-12103200 Archived 2014-09-06 at the Wayback Machine Lech Walesa. (2014). The Biography.com website. Retrieved 09:19, Sep 22, 2014