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Lech Aleksander Kaczyński
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President of Poland
In office
23 December 2005 – 10 April 2010
Preceded by Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Succeeded by Bronisław Komorowski
Personal details
Born 18 June 1949
Warsaw, Poland
Died 10 April 2010 (aged 60)
Near Smolensk, Russia
Nationality Polish
Political party nonpartisan (Law and Justice at the time of election)
Spouse(s) Maria Kaczyńska (m. 1978-2010, both killed)
Profession Lawyer

' (18 June 1949 - 10 April 2010) was the President of the Republic of Poland from 2005 until his death in a plane crash in Smolensk, Russia on 10 April 2010. Kaczyński served as Mayor of Warsaw from 2002, until the day before he became president. He was a Roman Catholic and was the identical twin brother of the Prime Minister of Poland, Jarosław Kaczyński.

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Preceded by
Aleksander Kwaśniewski
President of Poland
2005–2010
Succeeded by
Bronisław Komorowski
(Acting)

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