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Stanisław Kania
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First Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party
In office
6 September 1980 – 18 October 1981
Preceded by Edward Gierek
Succeeded by Wojciech Jaruzelski
Personal details
Born (1927-03-08)8 March 1927
Wrocanka, Poland
Died 3 March 2020(2020-03-03) (aged 92)
Warsaw, Poland
Nationality Polish
Political party Polish United Workers' Party

Stanisław Kania (Polish pronunciation: [staˈɲiswaf ˈkaɲa]; 8 March 1927 – 3 March 2020) was a Polish former communist politician. He served as First Secretary of the Polish United Workers' Party from September 1980 until his resignation in October 1981. He was replaced by Prime Minister Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski.

Kania died on 3 March 2020 of pneumonia and heart failure, 5 days before his 93rd birthday.

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