Polish People's Party "Piast" (1913–31)

Polish People's Party "Piast" or Polish Peasant Party "Piast" (Polish: Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe "Piast", PSL Piast) was a political party from the interwar period of the Second Polish Republic (1913–1931). Piast refers to the medieval Piast dynasty, Poland's founding royal house.

Polish People's Party "Piast"

Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe "Piast"
Chairman (last)Wincenty Witos
FoundedJanuary 1, 1914 (1914-01-01)
DissolvedMarch 15, 1931 (1931-03-15)
Merged intoPeople's Party
HeadquartersWarsaw
Newspaper"Piast"
IdeologyAgrarianism
Conservatism
Christian democracy
Political positionCentre-right
ReligionRoman Catholicism
International affiliationNone
ColoursGreen

PSL Piast was an important political party in the Second Polish Republic. It was created in 1913 and, after Poland regained independence in 1918, it formed a part of several governments, most notably after the Lanckorona Pact and in the Chjeno-Piast coalition. In 1931 it formed the People's Party. Its major politicians included Wincenty Witos, Jakub Bojko, Jan Dąbski, Maciej Rataj and Władysław Kiernik.

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