edward gierek

Gierek

[geer-ek; Polish gye-rek]
noun
Edward [ed-werd; Polish ed-vahrt] , 1913–2001, Polish political leader: first secretary of the Polish Communist Party 1970–80.
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edward gierek

Communist Party organizer and leader in Poland, who served as first secretary from 1970 to 1980.

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