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Edward Mikołaj Babiuch (['edvart ˈbabjux] (About this soundlisten); born 28 December 1927)[1] is a retired Polish Communist political figure. He was one of four deputy chairmen of the Polish Council of State 1976–1980. Babiuch served as the 50th Prime Minister of Poland from 18 February to 24 August 1980.[2][3]

Edward Babiuch
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50th Prime Minister of Poland
6th Premier of Communist Poland
In office
18 February 1980 – 24 August 1980
PresidentHenryk Jabłoński (Chairman of the Council of State)
Preceded byPiotr Jaroszewicz
Succeeded byJózef Pińkowski
Personal details
Born (1927-12-28) 28 December 1927 (age 91)
Grabocin, near Będzin, Poland
Political partyPolish United Workers' Party


  1. ^ Profile of Edward Babiuch
  2. ^ Staar, Richard Felix; Drachkovitch, Milorad M.; Gann, Lewis H. (1981), Yearbook on International Communist Affairs, Hoover Institution Publication, 235, Hoover Institution Press, p. 282, ISBN 978-0-8179-7501-2.
  3. ^ Starski, Stanislaw (1982), Class Struggle in Classless Poland, South End Press, p. 110, ISBN 978-0-89608-140-6.
Political offices
Preceded by
Piotr Jaroszewicz
Prime Minister of Poland
Succeeded by
Józef Pińkowski