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 925,346 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Imre Nagy is the 485th most popular politician (down from 411th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Hungary (up from 14th in 2019) 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 485 out of 15,710Before him are Louis VII of France, Şehzade Bayezid, Sergio Mattarella, Alexios I Komnenos, Stephen Báthory, and Louis VIII of France. After him are Frederick IX of Denmark, Moshe Dayan, William IV of the United Kingdom, Maximilian I of Mexico, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, and James II of England.

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

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Imre Nagy ranks 13 out of 696Before him are John von Neumann (1903), George Soros (1930), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Harry Houdini (1874), Miklós Horthy (1868), and Gaiseric (389). After him are Stephen I of Hungary (975), Count of St. Germain (1712), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Robert Capa (1913), Imre Kertész (1929), and Victor Vasarely (1906).

Among POLITICIANS In Hungary

Among politicians born in Hungary, Imre Nagy ranks 5Before him are Attila (406), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Miklós Horthy (1868), and Gaiseric (389). After him are Stephen I of Hungary (975), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Árpád (845), Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371), Jadwiga of Poland (1374), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), and Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868).