Mátyás Rákosi

1892 - 1971

Mátyás Rákosi

Mátyás Rákosi [ˈmaːcaːʃ ˈraːkoʃi] (9 March 1892 – 5 February 1971) was a Hungarian communist politician. He was born Mátyás Rosenfeld in Ada (present-day Serbia). Rákosi was the leader of Hungary's communist party from 1945 to 1956 — first as General Secretary of the Hungarian Communist Party (1945–48) and later holding the same post with the Hungarian Working People's Party (1948–56). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mátyás Rákosi has received more than 320,937 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,625th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Mátyás Rákosi ranks 1,615 out of 14,801Before him are Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France, Chilperic II, Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Mário Soares, Soong Mei-ling, and Tony Blair. After him are Maria Josepha of Austria, Henry II of Castile, Hoshea, John IV of Portugal, Cleopatra III of Egypt, and Adolf of Germany.

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Among people born in 1892, Mátyás Rákosi ranks 26Before him are Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Arthur Honegger, Ferdinand Schörner, George Paget Thomson, Gregor Strasser, and Edward Victor Appleton. After him are Darius Milhaud, Erhard Milch, Marina Tsvetaeva, Ernst Lubitsch, Arthur Friedenreich, and Erwin Panofsky. Among people deceased in 1971, Mátyás Rákosi ranks 21Before him are Theodor Svedberg, Giorgos Seferis, Lin Biao, Arne Jacobsen, Arne Tiselius, and Wilhelm List. After him are Gotthard Heinrici, Franz Stangl, Donald Winnicott, Rudolf Abel, Wendell Meredith Stanley, and Lothar Rendulic.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Mátyás Rákosi ranks 24 out of 329Before him are Constantius III (370), Draža Mihailović (1893), Novak Djokovic (1987), Maximinus II (270), Stjepan Mesić (1934), and Josip Jelačić (1801). After him are Karađorđe (1768), Marina Abramović (1946), Stefan Lazarević (1374), Krum (710), Vojislav Koštunica (1944), and Nikola Pašić (1845).


Among politicians born in Serbia, Mátyás Rákosi ranks 19Before him are Alexander I of Serbia (1876), Peter II of Yugoslavia (1923), Quintillus (220), Constantius III (370), Maximinus II (270), and Stjepan Mesić (1934). After him are Karađorđe (1768), Stefan Lazarević (1374), Krum (710), Vojislav Koštunica (1944), Nikola Pašić (1845), and Hostilian (230).

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