Adamowicz funeral: Poland bids farewell to Gdansk mayor | DW News

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Published on 19 Jan 2019, 16:03
Leading figures in Poland and the European Union, including European Council President Donald Tusk, former Polish Prime Minister Lech Walesa and former German President Joachim Gauck, traveled to Gdansk to pay their respects at the funeral of the city's late mayor in St. Mary's Church. Pawel Adamowicz was fatally stabbed while on stage at a charity event. He is remembered for his willingness to speak up about his convictions. The murder of the liberal Adamowicz is believed to have been politically motivated in a politically divided Poland.

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