Wałęsa[vä len′sə, -wen′-]
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Wałęsa, Lech 1943-; Pol. labor leader & politician: president of Poland (1990-95)
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, Lech Born 1943.
Polish labor leader who was president of Poland from 1990-1995. He won the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership of the independent trade union Solidarity.