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Sztab Generalny Wojska Polskiego (Polish General Staff also "General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces"; is Poland's highest unit of military organization. It was created in 1918, and for a time bore the name "Sztab Główny" ("Main Staff").

Currently the position of Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces (in Polish, Szef Sztabu Generalnego Wojska Polskiego) is General Mieczysław Gocuł.

Chiefs[]

Second Polish Republic

Polish government-in-exile

Republic of Poland / People's Republic of Poland (People's Poland / Polska Ludowa)

  • gen. broni Władysław Korczyc (1 January 1945 - 18 January 1954)
  • acting gen. dyw. Borys Pigarewicz (1952–1954)
  • gen. broni Jerzy Bordziłowski (23 March 1954 - 6 February 1965)
  • gen. dyw. Wojciech Jaruzelski (6 January 1965 - 10 April 1968)
  • gen. dyw. Bolesław Chocha (11 April 1968 - 11 January 1973)
  • gen. broni Florian Siwicki (12 January 1973 - 21 November 1983)
  • gen. broni Józef Użycki (22 November 1983 - 24 September 1990)

Third Polish Republic

  • gen. dyw. Zdzisław Stelmaszuk (25 September 1990 - 4 August 1992)
  • gen. broni Tadeusz Wilecki (5 August 1992 - 9 March 1997)
  • gen. broni Henryk Szumski (10 March 1997 - 29 September 2000)
  • gen. Czesław Piątas (30 September 2000 - 31 January 2006)
  • acting gen. broni Mieczysław Cieniuch (31 January 2006 - 27 February 2006)
  • gen. Franciszek Gągor (27 February 2006 - 10 April 2010)
  • acting gen. broni Mieczysław Stachowiak (10 April 2010 - 7 May 2010)
  • gen. Mieczysław Cieniuch (7 May 2010 – 6 May 2013)
  • gen. broni Mieczysław Gocuł (7 May 2013 – present)

See also[]

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