Józef Piłsudski becomes the Chief of the Polish State

On 20 February 1919 the Legislative Sejm appointed Józef Piłsudski as the head of the state, giving him a title of the Chief of State of the Republic of Poland On 14 December 1922 Piłsudski ceded the office to the first president of the Polish Republic, Gabriel Narutowicz, who was chosen by the National Assembly.