Quotes by Wojciech Jaruzelski

About Wojciech Jaruzelski:

Wojciech Witold Jaruzelski was a Polish military officer and communist politician. He was First Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party from 1981 to 1989, and as such was the last leader of the Communist People's Republic of Poland. He also served as Prime Minister from 1981 to 1985 and the country's head of state from 1985 to 1990. He was also the last commander-in-chief of the Polish People's Army (LWP). He resigned from power after the Polish Round Table Agreement in 1989, which led to democratic elections in Poland.

Author Bio

  • NameWojciech Jaruzelski
  • DescriptionPolish military officer and politician
  • AliasesWojciech Witold Jaruzelski
  • BornJuly 6, 1923
  • DiedMay 25, 2014
  • CountryPoland
  • ProfessionPolitician
  • AwardsKnight Of The Order Of Polonia Restituta; Order Of Lenin; Medal Of Zhukov; Medal "For The Victory Over Germany In The Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"; Order Of The Red Banner; Commander Of The Order Of The Crown; Order Of The October Revolution; Order Of Isabella The Catholic; Order Of Karl Marx; Medal Of The National Education Commission; Order Of Klement Gottwald; Medal Of The 10th Anniversary Of People's Poland; Scharnhorst Order