Czesław Kiszczak

1925 - 2015

Czesław Kiszczak

Czesław Jan Kiszczak [ˈt͡ʂɛswaf ˈkiʂt͡ʂak] (listen) (19 October 1925 – 5 November 2015) was a Polish general, communist-era interior minister (1981–1990) and prime minister (1989).In 1981 he played a key role in imposing martial law and suppression of the Solidarity movement in Poland. But eight years later he presided over the country’s transition to democracy as its last communist prime minister and a co-chairman of the Round Table conference, in which officials of the ruling Polish United Workers' Party faced the democratic opposition leaders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Czesław Kiszczak has received more than 76,848 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,907th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Czesław Kiszczak ranks 9,858 out of 14,801Before him are Thilo Sarrazin, Eben Dönges, Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe, Nicolás Salmerón y Alonso, Benedetto Cairoli, and Hashim al-Atassi. After him are Denis Zvizdić, Juan Carlos Wasmosy, John Doukas, Neferneferuaten, Hanns Kerrl, and Carl Theodor Zahle.

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Among people born in 1925, Czesław Kiszczak ranks 196Before him are Claude Pinoteau, John Neville, Julian Beck, John DeLorean, Giovanni Coppa, and Carlo Rambaldi. After him are Veikko Hakulinen, Mohammed Mzali, Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, Kalle Svensson, Nancy Roman, and June Whitfield. Among people deceased in 2015, Czesław Kiszczak ranks 162Before him are Jules Bianchi, Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs, László Paskai, Patachou, Eduardo Guerrero, and Ján Chryzostom Korec. After him are Henri Coppens, Douglas Tompkins, Dinkha IV, Karl Josef Becker, Ron Clarke, and Movita Castaneda.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Czesław Kiszczak ranks 567 out of 930Before him are Samuel Eilenberg (1913), Krzysztof Wielicki (1950), Mateusz Morawiecki (1968), Julian Marchlewski (1866), Remus von Woyrsch (1847), and Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe (1859). After him are Maria Dąbrowska (1889), Józef Glemp (1929), Aleksander Wolszczan (1946), Hilary Koprowski (1916), Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński (1921), and Holger Czukay (1938).


Among politicians born in Poland, Czesław Kiszczak ranks 143Before him are Józef Wybicki (1747), Haroun Tazieff (1914), Mieczysław Rakowski (1926), Mateusz Morawiecki (1968), Julian Marchlewski (1866), and Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe (1859). After him are Wincenty Witos (1874), August Zaleski (1883), Gustav Neumann (null), Henryk Jabłoński (1909), Rainer Barzel (1924), and Lothar Bisky (1941).

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