A Polish labor leader and politician of the twentieth century, known for the success of Solidarity, an independent labor union that he headed. He was periodically put under arrest by the communist government. Walesa won the Nobel Prize for peace in 1983. From 1990 to 1995, he was president of Poland.
Words nearby Walesa, Lech
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“I said that I wished the United States would lead,” Walesa told Polish television.
Additionally, the hotel is only open from December through Easter – a period of time when the weather in Lech is frightfully cold.
Subirer, for example, is a small bitter pear that grows in the Alps, near Lech.
In London to promote Walesa: Man of Hope, a new biopic, he was on the warpath.
Like pretty much everyone else in Poland over the age of 30, Wieckiewicz grew up in awe of Walesa.
Nearly all the enemy were slaughtered or drowned in the river Lech.A History of Germany|Bayard Taylor
Maximilian was reduced to straits such as he had not known since the time when Tilly fell at the passage of the Lech.The Thirty Years' War|Samuel Rawson Gardiner
The king seized Donauworth and Ulm, and under cover of the fire of seventy guns threw a bridge across the Lech.
At the approach of the King he camped where the river Lech joins the Danube, awaiting attack.
Tilly had then fallen back before the advance of Gustavus to a very strong position on the Lech.The Lion of the North|G.A. Henty