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Imre Nagy

1896 - 1958

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Imre Nagy (Hungarian: [ˈimrɛ ˈnɒɟ]; 7 June 1896 – 16 June 1958) was a Hungarian communist politician who served as Chairman of the Council of Ministers (de facto Prime Minister) of the Hungarian People's Republic from 1953 to 1955. In 1956 Nagy became leader of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 against the Soviet-backed government, for which he was sentenced to death and executed two years later. Nagy was a committed communist from soon after the Russian Revolution, and through the 1920s he engaged in underground party activity in Hungary. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Imre Nagy has received more than 1,048,324 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Imre Nagy is the 474th most popular politician (up from 485th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Hungary and the 5th most popular Hungarian Politician.

Imre Nagy was a Hungarian politician who was the Prime Minister of Hungary for a few months in 1953. He was most famous for his involvement in the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, where he attempted to create a democracy in Hungary.

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Among politicians, Imre Nagy ranks 474 out of 15,577Before him are Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, John Adams, Ursula von der Leyen, Mustafa III, Leopold I of Belgium, and Murad V. After him are Xanthippe, Agrippina the Younger, Ibn Saud, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, Artaxerxes I of Persia, and Richard II of England.

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Among people born in 1896, Imre Nagy ranks 7Before him are Jean Piaget, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wallis Simpson, Lev Vygotsky, Georgy Zhukov, and André Breton. After him are Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, Konstantin Rokossovsky, Antonin Artaud, Eugenio Montale, and Trygve Lie. Among people deceased in 1958, Imre Nagy ranks 2Before him is Pope Pius XII. After him are John B. Watson, Rosalind Franklin, Wolfgang Pauli, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Roger Martin du Gard, Clinton Davisson, Maurice de Vlaminck, Faisal II of Iraq, Kurt Alder, and Ernest Lawrence.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Imre Nagy ranks 13 out of 866Before him are Matthias Corvinus (1443), George Soros (1930), Harry Houdini (1874), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Stephen I of Hungary (975), and Miklós Horthy (1868). After him are Ignaz Semmelweis (1818), Gaiseric (389), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Imre Kertész (1929), Jadwiga of Poland (1374), and Count of St. Germain (1712).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, Imre Nagy ranks 5Before him are Matthias Corvinus (1443), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Stephen I of Hungary (975), and Miklós Horthy (1868). After him are Gaiseric (389), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Jadwiga of Poland (1374), Árpád (845), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868), and Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371).