|First Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party|
6 September 1980 – 18 October 1981
|Preceded by||Edward Gierek|
|Succeeded by||Wojciech Jaruzelski|
|Born||8 March 1927|
|Political party||Polish 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.