Lech Aleksander Kaczyński was a Polish lawyer and right-wing politician. He was President of Poland from 2005 until his death in an air crash in April 2010, aged 60. He also seved as Mayor of Warsaw from 2002 until December 2005.
As a child, Lech starred in a well-loved Polish film, ‘The Two Who Stole the Moon’ (O dwoch takich, co ukradli ksiezyc) with his twin brother Jaroslaw. In 2001 he founded the conservative political party ‘Law and Justice’ (Prawo i Sprawiedliwosc / PiS) with his brother Jarosław.
Page updated: 10th April 2010.
Related page on Polish Poland: Jarosław Kaczyński.