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Kaczorowski, Ryszard

Date of birth:
November 26th, 1919 (Bialystok, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
April 10th, 2010 (Smolensk, Russia)
Buried on:
Crypt Temple of Divine Providence
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1939, IInd Republic)

Biography

Commander of the Grey Wolves in Bialystok region in 1940. Arrested by the NKVD and sentenced to death, but released in 1941. After his release, Kaczorowski joined the Anders Army. He became the last president of the Polish government-in-exile.

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Rank:
Prezydent RP (President of the Republic of Poland)
Awarded on:
November 11th, 1984
"For his merits in the field of independence and social activity in exile, in particular among scout youth."
Order Odrodzenia Polski Oficerski
Rank:
Prezydent RP (President of the Republic of Poland)
Awarded on:
July 19th, 1989
Order Orla Bialego
Rank:
Prezydent RP (President of the Republic of Poland)
Awarded on:
July 19th, 1989
Order Odrodzenia Polski Wielki
Awarded on:
2004
For outstanding services to the British Polish diaspora.
Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG)
Ordine di Pio IX - Cavaliere di Gran Croce

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