Wiesław Chrzanowski

Politician

1923 – 2012

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Who was Wiesław Chrzanowski?

Wiesław Marian Chrzanowski was a Polish politician and lawyer; from 1991 to 1993 he was Sejm Marshal. He was a recipient of the Order of the White Eagle.

Chrzanowski was born and died in Warsaw, Poland. During World War II he was a member of the Polish anti-Nazi resistance organization, the Home Army. He finished a law degree at a secret underground university in 1945. During the second half of the 1970s he became associated with the opposition to the communist government in Poland. He helped to draft the statues establishing the Solidarity trade union and later was the lawyer which guided the legal registration process of the organization. In 1989 he founded the Christian National Union, party he chaired to 1994.

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Born
Dec 20, 1923
Warsaw
Also known as
  • Wiesław Marian Chrzanowski
  • Wieslaw Chrzanowski
  • Wieslaw Marian Chrzanowski
Parents
Religion
  • Christianity
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Poles
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Education
  • Jagiellonian University
Died
Apr 29, 2012

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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