10 Facts About Aleksander Zawadzki


Aleksander Zawadzki, alias Kazik, Wacek, Bronek, One was a Polish communist politician, first Chairman of the Council of State of the People's Republic of Poland, divisional general of the Polish Army and the head of the Council of State of the Polish People's Republic from 1952 until his death in 1964.


Aleksander Zawadzki was born in the Ksawera working group between Bedzin and Dabrowa Gornicza.


Aleksander Zawadzki worked there until 1917, when he was arrested for hitting his overseer and sent to the prisoners of war camp in Erfurt.


Aleksander Zawadzki took part in the battles in defense of Lviv, and then in war activities on the Lithuanian-Belarusian Front of the Polish-Bolshevik war.


Aleksander Zawadzki left prison on March 2,1932, and because of illness, was sent to the USSR for treatment.


Aleksander Zawadzki was detained in custody until February 1935, when he was released on bail.


Aleksander Zawadzki was then accused of acting to the detriment of the Republic of Poland.


Aleksander Zawadzki stayed there until September 1939, when after the aggression of the USSR to Poland, the city was occupied by the Red Army.


Aleksander Zawadzki took up work in the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic in the Pinsk district office.


Aleksander Zawadzki died on 7 August, 1964 of cancer at the age of 64.