Polish Communist Party (2002)
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since 11 December 2010
|Founded||October 9, 2002|
|Preceded by||Union of Polish Communists "Proletariat"|
|Headquarters||Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland|
|Membership||About 1,000 (2014)|
|National affiliation||The Left (Affiliate)|
|European affiliation||Initiative of Communist and Workers' Parties|
|International affiliation||International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties|
The Polish Communist Party (Polish: Komunistyczna Partia Polski, KPP) is a Polish communist party. The party was founded on October 9, 2002 as the successor of the Union of Polish Communists "Proletariat" which was founded in 1990.
The party is considered to be the historical and ideological heir of the Communist Party of Poland, which operated from 1918 to 1938. The party newspaper is a monthly circulation called 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
- Communist Party of Poland (1918–38)
- Polish Workers' Party (1942–48)
- Polish United Workers' Party (1948–90)
- [http://wyborcza.pl/1,75398,15455581,PiS_idzie_na_wojne_z_komunistami__Chce_delegalizacji.html PiS idzie na wojnę z komunistami. Chce delegalizacji Komunistycznej Partii Polski]. Wyborcza.pl, 13/02/2014.
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