Lech Wałęsa

Lech WaÅ‚Ä™sa is the former president of Poland, a trade-union organizer, and human-rights activist. A charismatic leader, he co-founded Solidarity (Solidarność), the Soviet bloc's first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland from 1990 to 1995.

Bio last modified April 30th, 2018.
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