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 AllRefer.com - Stanislaw Kania (Polish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Stanislaw Kania (Polish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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Stanislaw Kania[stunEE´swAf kA´nyu] Pronunciation Key, 1927–, Polish political leader.
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 Kania Family Genealogy Forum
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Re: Kania from Poland - pat trigg 8/13/04
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 Arutz 7   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Stanislaw Kania was the Polish general secretary of the Communist party central committee.
"Kania is better then Vania" meant that a native Polish homebred apparatchik is better than a Russian "Vania" on the streets of Warsaw, which would include the recurrence of the Prague and Budapest Soviet oppressions.
However, today, I am convinced that "Yossi is better than Bassi*", just as "Kania is better than Vania." Lie and hypocrisy are better than foolishness and suicide.
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 Poland in the classroom: Poland - A Country Study
Stanislaw entered national lore as a potent symbol of resistance to illegitimate state authority--an allegorical weapon that proved especially effective against the communist regime.
Confounding expectations that he would be an obedient servant of his mistress, Stanislaw August encouraged the modernization of his realm's ramshackle political system and achieved a temporary moratorium on use of the individual veto in the Sejm (1764-66).
In 1809, under Józef Poniatowski, nephew of Stanislaw II Augustus, the duchy reclaimed the land taken by Austria in the second partition.
info-poland.buffalo.edu /classroom/longhist7.html   (14490 words)

 Educate Yourself - Walesa and Solidarity, Part II
Polish leader Stanislaw Kania, who had succeeded Edward Gierek in September, was told that unless he moved against Solidarity and the Catholic Church, Warsaw Pact forces would intervene.
Kania, in a private meeting with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, told him that military intervention would be a disaster for the Soviet Union as well as Poland.
Kania went on to talk of strengthening ties between the United States and China as well as the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan.
www.buyandhold.com /bh/en/education/history/2005/walesa_2.html   (2268 words)

 MacLaw Template
Gierek resigned, and Stanislaw Kania succeeded him as first secretary of the party.
Kania resigned in 1981 and was replaced by Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, who banned Solidarity.
Also in the 19th century were Stanislaw Moniuszko, who composed the first national opera, 'Halka', in 1847, and the violinist-composer Henryk Wieniawski.
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 The 61
This vital intelligence was immediately passed on to the White House, 10 Downing Street in London, the Elys6e Palace in Paris, and the Vatican (the latter because of the crucial role of the Polish-born Pope John Paul II).
There are grounds for reports that neither Kania nor Jaruzelski was briefed in advance on the police violence at Bydgoszcz; this supports the probability that the action was an independent provocation organized by the KGB.
Kania had painted a dismal picture of the situation, and it was clear to their visitors that he and Jaruzelski were at odds.
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 Romania, 5 December 1980   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Workers and intel-lectuals in Poland demagogically assert that their expectations after the meeting between comrade Kania and comrade Brezhnev were not fulfilled.
Comrade Kania assured us that the party and state leadership of Poland would not fall back a step further but the Supreme Court cancelled the decision of the court of justice in Warsaw.
Comrade Kania gave me to understand that in Poland there also was the possibility of arming a sizeable part of the working class.
www.isn.ethz.ch /php/documents/collection_14/12051980.htm   (1776 words)

 Polish History & Culture
In September 1980 Gierek was taken ill and was removed from the PUWP leadership.
Stanislaw Kania was promoted to the post of First Secretary of the Central Committee.
In October 1981 Kania was replaced by Gen.
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 Polish History - Part 13
After the liquidation by terror of the remnants of the underground organizations, the political attack was directed at the Polish Peasant Party.
The PUWP's successive first secretaries, Stanislaw Kania and Wojciech Jaruzelski were under double pressure: from the conservative party apparatus and the Soviet Union, which itself was in the declining phase of Leonid Brezhnev's rule.
After eighteen months of the conflict-ridden co-existence between the Solidarity and the PUWP, of blocking reforms by the party, of provocations and the deteriorating economic situation and strikes, martial law was imposed at midnight on December 12, 1981.
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 Poland: Behind the Crisis (1982) : APPENDIX A
Polish CP leader Edward Gierek is replaced by Stanislaw Kania.
CP leader Stanislaw Kania finally acknowledges that Poland faces "the danger of counter-revolution."
Kania dismissed and replaced by Prime Minister Jaruzclski.
www.workers.org /marcy/poland/poland15.html   (857 words)

 News from Poland - Former Communist Party chief charged with 'communist crimes'
Former Communist Party chief, Stanislaw Kania, has been charged with "belonging to an illegal armed grouping".
He was a co-signatory with Jaruzelski of a text which laid the ground for the imposition of martial law in December 1981.
Kania said he did not feel any guilt over the charges brought against him by the National Remembrance Institute.
www.poland.pl /news/article,Former_Communist_Party_chief_charged_with_communist_crimes,id,218906.htm   (201 words)

 Index Ka
The party's Central Committee had released him from his post of first secretary and had unanimously called Kania to that position.
On October 21 Kania met the Polish primate, Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski, in Warsaw to discuss problems of internal peace and development.
Kania appeared to wish to cooperate with the new independent trade union, and in this he was supported by the "liberal" wing of the party.
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 1981: an overview: Poland (12/27/81)
Bolstered by that agreement, Solidarity held an extraordinary convention in June run on democratic principles which vowed to reform a provenly bankrupt political and economic system, and put Poland firmly back on its feet.
Swept up in the maelstrom of reform, the Polish Communist Party held its congress in July and, in an unprecedented move for an East Bloc country, elected Stanislaw Kania party secretary by secret ballot from a slate of candidates.
By October, the pressure brought to bear by the saber-rattling Kremlin proved too much, and Communist party boss Kania, the moderate and reluctant reformer, was ousted in favor of Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, a move roundly applauded in Moscow.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/1981/528124.shtml   (718 words)

 Post-War Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Stanislaw Mikolajczyk was the only member of the London government to return to Poland.
Gierek was replaced by Stanislaw Kania in September and expelled from the party for having failed to improve the living standards of the workers.
In the period that followed the Party began to fall apart and on 13 December 1981 General Jaruzelski, prime minister, minister of defence and first secretary of PZPR, declared a state of martial law and suspended Solidarity - but nothing would ever be the same again.
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In September, the Central Committee forced Gierek to resign and elected Stanislaw Kania to replace him.
In October 1981, the Central Committee made Kania resign and elected Wojciech Jaruzelski, an army general, head of the Communist Party.
In November, Mazowiecki, Walesa, and Stanislaw Tyminski ran in a presidential election.
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 Slons in America
As the nineteenth century turned into the twentieth, the five children of Franciszka and Jan Slon, four brothers and their sister, decided to leave behind everything that was familiar and cross a vast ocean to restart their lives in a strange new land.
Today we can only guess about the personal motivations of Katarzyna, Marcin, Stanislaw, Jozef, and Antoni, but we do know the historical facts about the place they left and the place to which they came.
In the late 1890's when Katarzyna (Slon) Stobnicki and her husband Franciszek left the village of Debica for the port of entry at Ellis Island, Poland as an independent political entity did not even exist.
www.sroka.net /slon/slonsInAmerica.html   (3985 words)

 TIME.com: Another Victory for Solidarity -- Nov. 24, 1980 -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The power struggle between Poland's newly independent labor movement and the Warsaw regime of Party Boss Stanislaw Kania has become an international suspense serial, one showdown giving way to the next, each resolved in the nick of time.
Although he apparently has Moscow's backing, Kania is dealing from a very weak hand.
On the one hand, the Kania government has been moderate so far and may be worth shoring up.
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 Openness in Russia and Eastern Europe Project - Conferences
For years, official censorship and massive propaganda campaigns have kept those most directly affected by these events from having a full accounting of them and of the roles played by various actors.
Thus, Solidarity figures Zbigniew Bujak, Karol Modzelewski and Janusz Onyszkiewicz could confront ex-Party and government leaders Wojciech Jaruzelski, Stanislaw Kania and Mieczyslaw Rakowski about their decision to impose martial law in December 1981.
Hungarian revolutionary Maria Wittner, who spent 14 years in prison for her role as a street fighter in 1956, was able to grill former officials from Radio Free Europe whose broadcasts arguably misled anti-regime rebel into expecting Western military help against the Red Army.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/flashpoints/conferences.html   (589 words)

DISPLAYING ABSTRACT - Stanislaw Kania, the Communist leader who gained power at the height of labor unrest nearly 14 months ago, was dismissed today and replaced by his Prime Minister, Wojciech Jaruzelski, a general.
Kania's resignation in the third day of a...
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 Vanderbilt Television News Archive: Poland (NBC)
Visit of Communist leader Stanislaw Kania and Prime Min.
(Warsaw, Poland) Kania and Jaruzelski's return today and celebration of church holiday examined; films shown.
Importance of Black Madonna icon mentioned; Glemp's remarks to crowd outlined; his recent meeting with political leaders considered.
openweb.tvnews.vanderbilt.edu /1981-8/1981-08-15-NBC-2.html   (365 words)

 BBC News | Communism | Poland
And despite relatively moderate aims, government retaliation came swiftly.
In February, General Wojciech Jaruzelski was appointed prime minister, replacing Stanislaw Kania.
On December 12, 1981 Jaruzelski declared a "state of war", the Polish version of martial law.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/static/special_report/1999/09/99/iron_curtain/timelines/poland_81.stm   (105 words)

Granted legal status and enormously popular, Solidarity continued to strike for higher wages, lower prices, and also for the right to strike and an end to censorship.
General secretary Gierek was replaced by Stanislaw Kania, who in turn was replaced by Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski.
Martial law was declared in Dec., 1981; Solidarity was banned in 1982, and its representatives were arrested.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Kania, Stanislaw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Kania, Stanislaw
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 TIME.com: Red Alert from Moscow -- Dec. 15, 1980 -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
There was a measure of understatement in the urgent message of the Polish party: "All Poles are engulfed by profound anxiety."
The crisis atmosphere eased somewhat at week's end, after leaders of the Warsaw Pact nations, including Polish Party Boss Stanislaw Kania, were summoned to Moscow for a secret summit.
They later issued a rambling communiqué expressing confidence that Poles "will be able to overcome the present difficulties." The statement also noted that Poland "can firmly count on" the support of its East bloc brethren, meaning that the Soviets were still ready to step in if need be.
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Gierek replaced as Prime Minister Sept. 5, 1980 by Stanislaw Kania
Solidarity heading for direct political confrontation with the regime
Kania replaced by General Wojciech Jaruzelski in February 1981
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 Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
6 Sep 1980 - 18 Oct 1981 Stanislaw Kania (b.
Jun 1917 - Feb 1918 Stanislaw Maria Graf Szeptycki (b.
19 Feb 1676—16/17 Jan 1702 Stanislaw Herakliusz Lubomirski (b.
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 CED Timeline of Historical Events for 1981   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
* Acknowledging that he had received a warning letter from the Soviet Communist Party, Polish party chief Stanislaw Kania states his government will crack down on resistance within the party and press on anti-Soviet activities.
Stanislaw Kania is reelected party first secretary while Edward Gierek and other former leaders are expelled over the current political situation in Poland.
* Wojciech Jaruzelski, Poland's Council of Ministers chairman, replaces Stanislaw Kania as Communist Party first secretary.
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