- Lech [lek] /lɛk/, born 1943, Polish labor leader: a leader of Solidarity 1980; president 1990–96; Nobel Peace Prize 1983.
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“I said that I wished the United States would lead,” Walesa told Polish television.Obama’s Budget Fails Democracy Promotion Abroad
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Like pretty much everyone else in Poland over the age of 30, Wieckiewicz grew up in awe of Walesa.
In London to promote Walesa: Man of Hope, a new biopic, he was on the warpath.
Walesa tells them he has no respect for their elite approach and says now is the time for someone to take some real action.
One man who knows exactly how tough Walesa can be is the Polish actor who was chosen to play him in the film.
- Lech (lɛç). born 1943, Polish statesman: president of Poland (1990–95); leader of the independent trade union Solidarity 1980–90; Nobel peace prize 1983
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