Adam Michnik (Warsaw, 1981)

Adam Michnik, born on 17 October 1946 in Warsaw, was one of the main leaders of the opposition to the totalitarian rule of the Polish United Workers’ Party and was co-founder, with Jacek Kuron, of the Workers’ Defence Committee (KOR) in 1976. He took part in the Round Table talks in 1989 before being elected MP in the Polish Sejm the same year.

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Source: A portrait dated 1981 of Adam Michnik in Warsaw. Warsaw: EPA/DPA, 1981. Black and White.

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Adam Michnik (Warsaw, 1981)