Karol Świerczewski, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Karol Świerczewski

Polish general

Date of Birth: 22-Feb-1897

Place of Birth: Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 28-Mar-1947

Profession: military personnel, politician

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Karol Świerczewski

  • Karol Waclaw Swierczewski (pronounced ['kar?l ?fj?r't???fsk?i]; callsign Walter; 22 February 1897 – 28 March 1947) was Pole serving as the Red Army general.
  • He was a Bolshevik party member and Soviet officer in the wars fought abroad by the Soviet Union including the one against Polish as well as Ukrainian Republics and in Republican Spain.
  • In 1939 he participated in the Soviet invasion of Poland again.
  • At the end of World War II in Europe he was installed as one of leaders of the Soviet-sponsored Polish Provisional Government of National Unity.
  • Soon later, Swierczewski died in a country-road ambush shot by the militants from OUN-UPA.
  • He was an icon of communist propaganda for the following several decades.

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