Polish Christian Democratic Party

Polish Christian Democratic Party

Polish Christian Democratic Party ( _pl. Polskie Stronnictwo Chrześcijańskiej Demokracji, abbreviated PSChD, commonly known as "Chrześcijańska Demokracja" or "Chadecja" [Note that the terms "Chrześcijańska Demokracja" or "Chadecja" in Poland can refer to the dominant Polish Christian Democracy party in general, depending on historical context] ), was a political party of Polish right wing christian democracy faction existing in the first year of the Second Polish Republic. It leader and main activist was Wojciech Korfanty.

In 1922 "Chadecja" became part of the Chrześcijański Związek Jedności Narodowej ("Chiena") coalition. Part of the Chjeno-Piast coalition after signing the Lanckorona Pact in 1923.

After the May Coup of 1926, split into three factions. Member of Centrolew coalition in 1929. Member of Front Morges coalition on 1937, and merged with Narodowa Partia Robotnicza to form Stronnictwo Pracy.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Polish People's Party — Infobox Political Party party name = Polish People s Party party colorcode = #00FF00 leader = Waldemar Pawlak foundation = 5 may 1990 ideology = Agrarianism, Centrism, Christian democracy headquarters = ul. Grzybowska 4, 00 131 Warsaw… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Democratic Union (Germany) — Christian Democratic Union of Germany Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands Chairman Angela Merkel (Chancellor) Founded …   Wikipedia

  • Democratic Party – demokraci.pl — Infobox Political Party party name = Partia Demokratyczna – demokraci.pl party colorcode = #FFA000 leader = Janusz Onyszkiewicz foundation = 7 may 2005 ideology = Social liberalism headquarters = ul. Marszałkowska 77/79, 00 683 Warsaw… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian National Union — Zjednoczenie Chrześcijańsko Narodowe President Marian Papis Founder Wiesław Chrzanowski Founded September 15, 1989 (1989 09 15) …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Social Union of Bavaria — Christlich Soziale Union in Bayern Leader Horst Seehofer Founded 1945 …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Democrats (Finland) — Christian Democrats Finnish name Kristillisdemokraatit Swedish name Kristdemokraterna …   Wikipedia

  • Democratic Union (Poland) — Democratic Union Unia Demokratyczna Chairman Tadeusz Mazowiecki Founded May 1991 Dissolved April 23, 1994 (1994 04 23) …   Wikipedia

  • Christian Union of National Unity — (Polish: Chrześcijański Związek Jedności Narodowej, commonly known as Chjena the word pronounced as hiena, being the Polish name for hyena) was an electoral coalition of Polish Christian Democratic for the Polish legislative election, 1922. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Christian democracy — For other uses, see Christian democracy (disambiguation). Part of a series on Christian democracy …   Wikipedia

  • Christian left — For the political party in Chile, see Christian Left Party of Chile. The Christian left is a term originating in the United States, used to describe a spectrum of left wing Christian political and social movements which largely embraces social… …   Wikipedia