Poland's last Communist leader Jaruzelski dies
25 May 2014 Last updated at 17:10 BST
Poland's last communist leader, General Wojciech Jaruzelski, has died at the age of 90.
He became Prime Minister in 1981 and ruled the country under the watchful eye of the Soviet union.
But he resigned in 1990 after the Solidarity movement forced his government to accept democracy.
Caroline Hawley looks back.