János Kádár

1912 - 1989

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János József Kádár (; Hungarian: [ˈjaːnoʃ ˈkaːdaːr]; 26 May 1912 – 6 July 1989), born János József Czermanik, was a Hungarian communist leader and the General Secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, a position he would serve in for 32 years. Declining health led to his retirement in 1988, and he would die a year later in 1989.Kádár was born in Fiume in poverty to a single mother. After living in the countryside for some years, Kádár and his mother moved to Budapest. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of János Kádár has received more than 441,215 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). János Kádár is the 1,241st most popular politician (down from 1,043rd in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 8th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Croatian Politician.

János Kádár was the General Secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party from 1956 to 1988. He is most famous for his role in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and the suppression of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.

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Among politicians, János Kádár ranks 1,241 out of 15,710Before him are Carus, Masinissa, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Cyrus I, and Bolesław I the Brave. After him are Anthemius, Xerxes II of Persia, Chulalongkorn, James Buchanan, Peter I of Portugal, and Haakon IV of Norway.

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Among people born in 1912, János Kádár ranks 20Before him are Raoul Wallenberg, Jorge Amado, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Carlo Ponti, Alfredo Stroessner, and Chuck Jones. After him are Sonja Henie, Millvina Dean, Hanna Reitsch, Gene Kelly, Sergiu Celibidache, and Adolf Galland. Among people deceased in 1989, János Kádár ranks 21Before him are Lee Van Cleef, Osamu Tezuka, Bette Davis, Andrei Gromyko, Vladimir Horowitz, and Sándor Márai. After him are Thomas Bernhard, Dolores Ibárruri, Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Silvana Mangano, Hu Yaobang, and Ferdinand Marcos.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, János Kádár ranks 11 out of 518Before him are Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (-63), Valens (328), Valentinian I (321), Franjo Tuđman (1922), Pope John IV (600), and Pope Caius (250). After him are Roger Joseph Boscovich (1711), Franz von Suppé (1819), Laura Antonelli (1941), Andrija Mohorovičić (1857), Leopold Ružička (1887), and Crispus (305).

Among POLITICIANS In Croatia

Among politicians born in Croatia, János Kádár ranks 6Before him are Josip Broz Tito (1892), Diocletian (244), Valens (328), Valentinian I (321), and Franjo Tuđman (1922). After him are Crispus (305), Joanna II of Naples (1373), Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (1968), Ivan Ribar (1881), Tomislav of Croatia (null), and Stjepan Radić (1871).