Pazniak Zianon Stanislavavič

Pazniak Zianon Stanislavavič
Chairman of the Conservative Christian Party of the Belarusian Popular Front
Alternative spelling 
Pazniak Zianon Stanislavavich, Poznyak Zenon Stanislavovich
Conservative Christian Party of the Belarusian Popular Front

Worked at the Institute of Art, but was fired for political reasons in 1974. Beginning in 1976 he became engaged in archeology and a senior fellow at the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences.

In 1988 he became the discoverer of Kurapaty, as well as the founder and head of the Belarusian Popular Front. In 1990-1996 he was a deputy of the Supreme Council and leader of the Belarusian Popular Front in parliament. In the presidential elections of 1994 he took third place with 12.8 % of the vote.

In 1996 he emigrated due to threats on his life. In addition to politics, he is engaged in publishing books.

Position held since 
Year of birth 
Region of birth 
Hrodna Region
Minsk State Theatre and Arts Institute
Last updated 22.12.2014
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