Countries by Picture of Ruler - 1980

These people were leading a country in the year 1980. Can you guess which one?
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Last updated: April 24, 2018
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Level 32
May 1, 2020
No Kim Il-sung?
Level 81
Feb 6, 2024
I'm confused about Poland. You have Wojciech Jaruzelski's photo there, but he wasn't the leader of Poland in 1980.

Depending on how you define the "leader" of Poland, I suppose that position could be:

The Chairman of the Council of State, which in 1980 was held by Henryk Jabłoński (Jaruzelski succeeded him in 1985);

The First Secretary of the PZPR, which in 1980 was either Edward Gierek or Stanisław Kania (with Jaruzelski succeeding to the position in 1981); or

The Prime Minister of the Polish People's Republic, which in 1980 was held by Piotr Jaroszewicz, Edward Babiuch, and Józef Pińkowski (Jaruzelski again succeeded to the position in 1981).

...unless I'm missing something?

Level 66
Feb 6, 2024
Ugh - I somehow didn't get Ceausescu. Knew I recognised him, but penny didn't drop. Didn't recognise the Polish leader either.