Emil Wojtaszek

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Emil Wojtaszek
Emil Wojtaszek.png
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
2 December 1976 – 24 August 1980
Preceded byStefan Olszowski
Succeeded byJózef Czyrek
Personal details
Born(1927-08-22)22 August 1927
Kraków, Poland
Died17 June 2017(2017-06-17) (aged 89)
NationalityPolish
Political partyPolish United Workers' Party

Emil Wojtaszek (22 August 1927[1] – 17 June 2017) was 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.[2] He was central committee secretary of the Polish United Workers' party.[3] He was also an alternate member of the party's political committee responsible for foreign affairs.[4][5]

He served as foreign minister from 2 December 1976 to 24 August 1980.[6] He signed an air service agreement with India on 25 January 1977.[7] He was succeeded by Józef Czyrek in the post.[8] He continued to serve at the party's central committee secretariat for foreign affairs after leaving the office.[9] His term ended in April 1981.[5] He also resigned from the Sejm in February 1982.[10] He died in 2017, aged 89.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/c/MOBILE/ministry/polish_diplomacy_archive/former_ministers/emil_wojtaszek_2_xii_1976___24_viii_1980
  2. ^ Contemporary Poland. Polska Agencja Interpress. 1980. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Tischler, János. "Kádár and the Polish Crisis 1980–1981". REV. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  5. ^ a b Darnton, John (30 April 1981). "Two workers added to Polish politburo". The New York Times. Warsaw. Retrieved 14 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Foreign ministers L-R". Rulers. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  7. ^ "Indo-Polish Agreement on Air Services" (PDF). Foreign Affairs Record. XXIII (1): 2. January 1977. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Polish premier ousted". Toledo Blade. Warsaw. Reuters. 25 August 1980. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ "Polish parliament to consider reforms". Eugene Register Guard. Warsaw. AP. 26 February 1982. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  11. ^ Emil Wojtaszek