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Landsberg am Lech(Encyclopedia)Landsberg am Lech länts´brk äm lkh [key] or Landsberg, town (1994 pop. 23,810), Bavaria, SW Germany, on the Lech River. Textiles, metal goods, and paper are manufactured. Its fortress served as...
Lech(Encyclopedia)Lech lkh [key], river, c.175 mi (280 km) long, rising in Vorarlberg, W Austria, and flowing NE into S Germany past Augsburg to the Danube River. The Wertach River is its chief tributary. There are a...
Kaczyski, Jarosaw Aleksander(Encyclopedia)Kaczyski, Jarosaw Aleksander: see under Kaczyski, Lech Aleksander.
Lechfeld(Encyclopedia)Lechfeld lkh´flt [key], plain near Augsburg, S Germany, drained by the Lech River. There in 955, King (later Emperor) Otto I defeated the Magyars and stopped their expansion into central Europe. ...
Kaczyski, Lech Aleksander(Encyclopedia)Kaczyski, Lech Aleksander lkh älksän´dr kächn´sk [key], 1949–2010, Polish politician, grad. Warsaw Univ. (1971), Gdask Univ. (Ph.D., 1979). He and his identical twin, Jarosaw ...
Wasa, Lech(Encyclopedia)Wasa, Lech lkh väwn´z [key], 1943–, Polish labor and political leader. He worked as an electrician at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdask but was dismissed in 1976 for his antigovernment prote...
Szydo, Beata Maria(Encyclopedia)Szydo, Beata Maria, 1963–, Polish political leader, grad. Jagiellonian Univ., 1989. A member of the conservative Law and Justice party, she was first elected to the Sejm, Poland's lower house of p...
Komorowski, Bronisaw(Encyclopedia)Komorowski, Bronisaw, 1952–, Polish political leader, grad. Warsaw Univ. (1977). In his youth he joined the prodemocracy movement and was arrested several times; he was interned briefly in the ear...
Duda, Andrzej Sebastian(Encyclopedia)Duda, Andrzej Sebastian än´j sbäs´tyän doodä [key], 1972–, Polish political leader, Ph.D. Jagiellonian Univ., Kraków, 2005. A member of the former Freedom Union party, he joined the Law...
Mazowiecki, Tadeusz(Encyclopedia)Mazowiecki, Tadeusz täd´oosh mäzvt´sk [key], 1927–2013, Polish journalist and political leader, prime minister of Poland (Aug., 1989– Jan., 1991). He attended Warsaw Univ. and from...
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