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Czeslaw Kiszczak

politician , army officer

Czeslaw Kiszczak, Polish army officer, politician. Decorated Order of the Banner of Labor, Order of Cross Grunwald 3d class, Order of the Builders of People's Poland, 1984 and many other national and foreign military decorations.


Kiszczak, Czeslaw was born on October 19, 1925 in Roczyny, Poland. Son of Jan and Rozalia Kiszczak.


Academy, of General Staff, Warsaw.


With resistance movement during Nazi occupation Polish People's Army, 1945, chief military intelligence, deputy chief general staff, 1972-1979, major general, 1973, lieutenant general, 1979, general, since 1983. Chief Mil Police of Ministry of National Defence, 1979-1981. Under secretary of state, head Ministry of Internal Affairs, 1981.

Minister Internal Affairs, 1981-1990. Member Military Council of National Salvation, 1981-1983. Deputy member central committee Polish United Workers Party, 1980-1981, member central committee, since 1981, alternate member political bureau, 1982-1986, member political bureau, since 1986.

Deputy Seym Parliament, since 1985.


Mil. Council of National Salvation December 1981-1983. Polish Workers’ Party 1945-1948, Polish United Workers’ Party (PZPR) since 1948, deputy member PZPR Central Committee 1980-1981, member since 1981, alternate member Political Bureau of PZPR Central Committee 1982-1986, member Political Bureau since 1986.


  • Other Interests

    Hunting, tourism.


Married Maria Teresa Korzonkiewicz, 1958. 2 children.

Jan Kiszczak

Rozalia Kiszczak

Maria Teresa Korzonkiewicz