|Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Poland|
September 27, 1988 – August 2, 1989
|Preceded by||Zbigniew Messner|
|Succeeded by||Czesław Kiszczak|
|7th First Secretary of the Central Committee of the PUWP|
July 29, 1989 – January 29, 1990
|Preceded by||Wojciech Jaruzelski|
|Succeeded by||office abolished|
|Born||December 1, 1926|
|Died||November 8, 2008 (aged 81)|
|Political party||Polish United Workers' Party|
Mieczysław Franciszek Rakowski (December 1, 1926 – November 8, 2008) was a Polish communist politician, historian and journalist. He served as an officer in the Polish People's Army from 1945 to 1949. He served as Prime Minister of Poland from 1988 to 1989.
References[change | change source]
- Martin, Douglas (November 11, 2008). "Mieczyslaw Rakowski, Poland’s Last Communist Premier, Dies at 81". The New York Times.