Lech Wałęsa Rank
About Lech Wałęsa
Before Polish statesman Lech Wałęsa got into the limelight, he was just a regular guy working as an electrician for the Lenin Shipyard. He first mobilized his co-workers and fought for their rights as a trade-union activist.
He was arrested frequently for his activism but he persisted and immensely contributed to Poland’s shift from communism to liberal democracy.
In 1990, he became his country’s first president to be elected democratically. He is the founder of the NGO, Lech Wałęsa Institute.
He was born to Feliksa Walesa Kamienska and Boleslaw Walesa, a carpenter. He was raised alongside three siblings and three half-siblings from his mother’s second marriage following his father’s death.
He has been married to Miroslawa Danuta Golos since 1969. They are parents to eight children.
He was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983.
Walesa and Danuta’s lives in the 1970s and 1980s were the focus of the film “Walesa: Man of Hope”.
Lech Wałęsa Rank
F.A.Q. about Lech Wałęsa
When is his birthday?
Lech Wałęsa's birthday is on September 29, 1943.
In how many days is his birthday?
Lech's birthday is in 59 days
How old is he?
He is 77 years old.
Where is Lech from?
He was born in Popowo, Poland.
Lech Wałęsa's Popularity
Lech Wałęsa is a famous Polish politician, 2nd President of Poland, who was born on September 29, 1943. As a person born on this date, Lech Wałęsa is listed in our database as the 114th most popular celebrity for the day (September 29) and the 237th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on September 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Lech Wałęsa is the 2891st most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Lech Wałęsa's birthday, Lech Wałęsa is the 108th most famous Polish.
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