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     The stamps issued in 1985 show a map of Poland with portraits of Prince Boleslaw Krzywousty (1085-1138), Wladyslaw Gomulka (1905-1982), and Piotr Zaremba (b. 1910).
     Boleslaw Krzywousty was a great political man and a great warrior. He fought to maintain the sovereignty of Poland, and when he died in 1138 he tried to preserve peace among his five children by dividing Poland among them. However, instead of preserving the peace it split the country.
     Wladyslaw Gomulka was Secretary-general of the Polish Workers Party, and Prime Minister from 1945-1949. Piotr Zaremba was president of the province of Gdansk from 1945-1950.

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