Béla Kun

1886 - 1938

Béla Kun

Béla Kun (born Béla Kohn; 20 February 1886 – 29 August 1938) was a Hungarian Communist activist and politician who governed the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919. Though the de jure leader of the Hungarian Soviet Republic was president Sándor Garbai, the de facto power was in the hands of foreign minister Béla Kun, who maintained direct contact with Vladimir Lenin via radiotelegraph. It was Lenin who gave the direct orders and advice to Béla Kun via constant radio communication with the Kremlin.Following the collapse of the Hungarian Soviet Republic, Kun fled to the Soviet Union, where he worked as a functionary in the Communist International bureaucracy as the head of the Crimean Revolutionary Committee from 1920. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Béla Kun has received more than 348,005 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 825th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Béla Kun ranks 820 out of 14,801Before him are Alexis of Russia, Valentinian II, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Cassander, Edward V of England, and Eduard Bernstein. After him are Gordian III, Onan, Charles XIII of Sweden, Henry III of England, Sebastian of Portugal, and Andrew II of Hungary.

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Among people born in 1886, Béla Kun ranks 8Before him are Diego Rivera, Robert Schuman, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Oskar Kokoschka, and Jean Arp. After him are Manne Siegbahn, Marc Bloch, Sergey Kirov, Karl Barth, Gerda Wegener, and Ernst Thälmann. Among people deceased in 1938, Béla Kun ranks 8Before him are Edmund Husserl, Georges Méliès, Karel Čapek, Konstantin Stanislavski, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, and Charles Édouard Guillaume. After him are Nikolai Bukharin, Karl Kautsky, Faustina Kowalska, Robert Johnson, Carl von Ossietzky, and Alexei Rykov.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Béla Kun ranks 16 out of 421Before him are Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Mircea Eliade (1907), Vlad II Dracul (1395), Johnny Weissmuller (1904), and Michael I of Romania (1921). After him are Constantin Brâncuși (1876), Carol II of Romania (1893), Herta Müller (1953), Ion Iliescu (1930), György Ligeti (1923), and János Bolyai (1802).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Béla Kun ranks 10Before him are John Hunyadi (1407), Stephen Báthory (1533), Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Vlad II Dracul (1395), and Michael I of Romania (1921). After him are Carol II of Romania (1893), Ion Iliescu (1930), Theodoric I (393), Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901), Stephen III of Moldavia (1433), and Álmos (820).

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