Emil Wojtaszek

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Emil Wojtaszek
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Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
2 December 1976 – 24 August 1980
Preceded by Stefan Olszowski
Succeeded by Józef Czyrek
Personal details
Born (1927-08-27) 27 August 1927 (age 86)
Kraków, Poland
Nationality Polish
Political party Polish United Workers' Party

Emil Wojtaszek (born 27 August 1927) is a Polish politician who served as the minister of foreign affairs of the People's Republic of Poland from 1976 to 1980.

Biography[edit]

Wojtaszek was born in Krakow in August 1927.[1] He was central committee secretary of the Polish United Workers' party.[2] He was also an alternate member of the party's political committee responsible for foreign affairs.[3][4]

He served as foreign minister from 2 December 1976 to 24 August 1980.[5] He signed an air service agreement with India on 25 January 1977.[6] He was succeeded by Józef Czyrek in the post.[7] He continued to serve at the party's central committee secretariat for foreign affairs after leaving the office.[8] His term ended in April 1981.[4] He also resigned from the Sejm in February 1982.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Contemporary Poland. Polska Agencja Interpress. 1980. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  2. ^ George Sanford (1986). Military Rule in Poland: The Rebuilding of Communist Power, 1981-1983. Taylor & Francis. p. 143. ISBN 978-0-7099-3323-6. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Tischler, János. "Kádár and the Polish Crisis 1980–1981". REV. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Darnton, John (30 April 1981). "Two workers added to Polish politburo". The New York Times (Warsaw). Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Foreign ministers L-R". Rulers. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Indo-Polish Agreement on Air Services". Foreign Affairs Record. XXIII (1): 2. January 1977. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Polish premier ousted". Toledo Blade (Warsaw). Reuters. 25 August 1980. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  8. ^ Andrew A. Michta (1990). The Red Eagle: The Army in Polish Politics, 1944-1988. Hoover Press. p. 242. ISBN 978-0-8179-8863-0. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  9. ^ "Polish parliament to consider reforms". Eugene Register Guard (Warsaw). AP. 26 February 1982. Retrieved 16 June 2013.