• The Round Table negotiations begin

    The debate about politics views
  • first partly free elections

    In June 1989, Polands overwhelmingly voted for democracy in the first partly free elections.
  • Poland's first non-communist prime minister

    Poland's first non-communist Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki was being sworn in on September 10, 1989, he told Parliament his cabinet would represent all Poles - irrespective of their political views.
  • Walesa becomes president

    Poland's first popularly elected post communist president
  • Warsaw Pact alliance dissolved.

  • Cold war end

  • new government

    Prime Minister Waldemar Pawlak forms new government dominated by SdPR
  • The Round Table Accords are signed

    Solidarity is re-legalized,and elections are promised for June with two-thirds of the seats reserved for the communists people in the lower house, and all of the seats open for election in the upper house.
  • Elections are held

    Solidarity candidates win all but one of the
    senate seats, On the same day elections are held in Poland,protesters are massacred in Tiananmen Square, China.
  • Poland joins NATO

  • Poland joins the European Union