Polish Communist Party (2002)

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Polish Communist Party
Leader Krzysztof Szwej
since 11 December 2010
Founded October 9, 2002
Headquarters Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
Newspaper Dawn
Youth wing Komsomol
Membership About 600
Ideology Communism,
Political position Far-left
International affiliation International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
European affiliation Initiative of Communist and Workers' Parties
Colours Red
Politics of Poland
Political parties

Polish Communist Party (Polish: Komunistyczna Partia Polski, KPP) is a Polish communist party. The party was founded on October 9, 2002.

The party is considered to be the historical and ideological heir of the Polish Communist Party, which operated between 1918-1938. The party newspaper is a monthly circulation "Dawn". The current chairman was chosen at the Third Party Congress in December 2010, Krzysztof Szwej, an engineer, who succeeded to the position of chairman following Józef Łachut.


  • 14 December 2002 to 8 December 2006 - Marcin Adam
  • 8 December 2006 to 11 December 2010 - Józef Łachut
  • 11 December 2010 – present - Krzysztof Szwej


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