Lech Wałęsa

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Lech Wałęsa

Lech Walesa - 2009.jpg
Lech Wałęsa in 2009
2nt Preses o Poland
In office
22 December 1990 – 22 December 1995
Prime MeenisterTadeusz Mazowiecki
Jan Krzysztof Bielecki
Jan Olszewski
Waldemar Pawlak
Hanna Suchocka
Waldemar Pawlak
Józef Oleksy
Precedit biWojciech Jaruzelski
(Ryszard Kaczorowski – in Exile)
Succeedit biAleksander Kwaśniewski
Chairperson o Solidarity
In office
14 August 1980 – 12 December 1990
Precedit biPoseetion established
Succeedit biMarian Krzaklewski
Personal details
Born (1943-09-29) 29 September 1943 (age 76)
Popowo, Poland
Poleetical pairtyIndependent/Solidarność
Spoose(s)Danuta Gołoś (1969-present)
BairnsBogdan (b.1970)
Sławomir (b.1972)
Przemysław (b.1974)
Jarosław (b.1976)
Magdalena (b.1979)
Anna (b.1980)
Maria Wiktoria (b.1982)
Brygida (b.1985)
ProfessionElectrician
ReligionRoman Catholicism
AwardsKnight o Order o the White Eagle (ex officio) Grand Cross o the Order o Polonia Restituta (ex officio) Komandoria Missio Reconciliationis Combatant Commemorative Cross "for the Victors" (ZKRPiBWP) Naitional Order o the Soothren Cross (Brazil) Knight Grand Cross o the Maist Honourable Order o the Bath (Unitit Kinrick) Grand Cross o Legion o Honour (Fraunce) Order o Meerit o the Italian Republic 1st Cless (Italy) Knight o the Ryal Order o the Seraphim (Swaden) Knight o the Danish Order o the Elephant (Denmark) Grand Cross o the Order o the White Lion (Czech Republic) Order o Prince Yaroslav the Wise 2nt Cless (Ukraine) Order o the Cross o Terra Mariana 1st Cless (Estonia) Commander Grand Cross o the Order o the White Rose o Finland (Finland) Order o the Netherlands Lion 1st Cless (Netherlands) Grand Cross o the Order o Meerit o the Federal Republic o Germany (Germany) Grand Cross o the Order o St. Olav (Norawa) Presidential Medal o Freedom (USA) Grand Cross o Order o Meerit o the Hungarian Republic Knight wi the Collar o the Order o Pius IX
(full leet)
Signatur
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Lech Walesa (Pols: Lech Wałęsa, pronoonced [lɛx vaˈwɛ̃sa], born 29 September, 1943) wis a Pols shipyaird wirker an a politician that uised tae be the leader o Solidarity an the Preses o Poland. He wan the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983.