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Imre Pozsgay
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Imre Pozsgay in June 2012
Minister of Education
In office
27 June 1980 – 25 June 1982
Preceded byKároly Polinszky
Succeeded byBéla Köpeczi
Minister of Culture
In office
22 July 1976 – 27 June 1980
Preceded byLászló Orbán
Succeeded byHimself
(as Minister of Education)
Personal details
Born26 November 1933(1933-11-26)
Kóny, Hungary
Died25 March 2016(2016-03-25) (aged 82)
Budapest, Hungary
Political partyMDP (1950–1956)
MSZMP (1956–1989)
MSZP (1989–1990)
NDSZ (1991–1996)
Children2
Professionpolitician

Imre András Pozsgay (26 November 1933 – 25 March 2016)[1] was a Hungarian Communist politician.

He played a key role in Hungary's fight for democracy after 1988. He served as Minister of Culture (1976–1980), Minister of Education (1980–1982) and Minister of State (1988–1990). He was also a Member of Parliament from 1983 to 1994.

References

  1. "Meghalt Pozsgay Imre" (in Hungarian). Index.hu. 25 March 2016. http://index.hu/belfold/2016/03/25/meghalt_pozsgay_imre/. Retrieved 25 March 2016.