Polish Communist Party (2002)

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Polish Communist Party
Komunistyczna Partia Polski
Leader Krzysztof Szwej
since 11 December 2010
Founded October 9, 2002
Preceded by Union of Polish Communists "Proletariat" (de; nl; pl)
Headquarters Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
Newspaper Dawn
Youth wing Komsomol
Membership About 1,000[citation needed]
Ideology Communism
Marxism–Leninism
Anti-revisionism
Political position Far-left
European affiliation Initiative of Communist and Workers' Parties
International affiliation International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties
Colours Red
Website
kom-pol.org

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" (de; nl; pl) which was founded in 1990.[1]

The party is considered[citation needed] 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.[2]

Chairmen[edit]

  • 14 December 2002 to 8 December 2006 - Marcin Adam[3]
  • 8 December 2006 to 11 December 2010 - Józef Łachut
  • 11 December 2010 – present - Krzysztof Szwej

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