Stanisław Kania

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Stanisław Kania
Stanisław Kania -1979-.jpg
First Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party
In office
6 September 1980 – 18 October 1981
Preceded byEdward Gierek
Succeeded byWojciech Jaruzelski
Personal details
Born (1927-03-08) 8 March 1927 (age 92)
Wrocanka, Poland
NationalityPolish
Political partyPolish United Workers' Party

Stanisław Kania (Polish pronunciation: [staˈɲiswaf ˈkaɲa]; born 8 March 1927) is a Polish former communist politician. He served as First Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party from September 1980 until his resignation in October 1981. He was replaced by Prime Minister Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sebetsyen, Victor (2009). Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire. New York City: Pantheon Books. ISBN 0-375-42532-2.