Definition of Jaruzelski, Wojciech in English:

Jaruzelski, Wojciech

proper noun

  • (1923–2014), Polish general and statesman; prime minister 1981–85; head of state 1985–89, and president 1989–90. Upon the rise of Solidarity, he imposed martial law and banned labor union activities; after Solidarity's victory in the 1989 elections, he supervised Poland's transition to a democracy.

Pronunciation

Jaruzelski, Wojciech

/ˌyärəˈzelskē/