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Lech Aleksander Kaczyński
|President of Poland|
23 December 2005 – 10 April 2010
|Preceded by||Aleksander Kwaśniewski|
|Succeeded by||Bronisław Komorowski|
|Born||18 June 1949
|Died||10 April 2010 (aged 60)
Near Smolensk, Russia
|Political party||nonpartisan (Law and Justice at the time of election)|
|Spouse(s)||Maria Kaczyńska (m. 1978-2010, both killed)|
' (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.
|President of Poland
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Lech Kaczyński with U.S. President George W. Bush in 2007
Meeting with his Lithuanian counterpart, Dalia Grybauskaitė, in Vilnius at the Presidential Palace, 8 April 2010. This was to be Kaczyński's last meeting with a fellow head of state.
Lech Kaczyński and president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, 2008.
Sarcophagus of Lech and Maria in the Crypt Under the Tower of Silver Bells, Kraków
- In Spanish: Lech Kaczyński
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