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Jerzy Popieluszko

AKA Jerzy Popieluszko Jerzy Popieluszko

Born: 23-Sep-1947
Birthplace: Okopy, Poland
Died: 19-Oct-1984
Cause of death: Assassination
Remains: Buried, Saint Kostka's Church, Warsaw, Poland

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Activist, Victim

Nationality: Poland
Executive summary: Priest murdered by Polish government

Military service: Polish Army

Officers of the Polish secret police were tried for his murder: Grzegorz Piotrowski, Waldemar Chmielewski, Adam Pietruszka, and Leszek PÍkala. All received light sentences.

Father: Wladyslaw Popieluszko
Mother: Marianna Popieluszko
Brother: Joseph Popieluszko
Brother: Stanislaw Popieluszko

    Assassination Attempt 13-Oct-1984
    Pardoned (general amnesty) 22-Jul-1984
    Kidnapped 19-Oct-1984
    Tortured 19-Oct-1984

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