Pozsgay, Imre

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1933-11-26
Hungarians
Hungarian

Biographical notes:

Hungarian politician; minister of culture, 1976-1980; minister of education, 1980-1982; minister of state, 1988-1990.

From the description of Imre Pozsgay papers, 1935-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872415

Biographical/Historical Note

  • 26 November 1933: Born, Kóny, Hungary
  • 1948 - 1952 : Studied at College of Horticulture, Fertőd, Hungary
  • 1950 - 1957 : Member of the Magyar Dolgozók Pártja, or MDP (the Hungarian Workers' Party, or HWP)
  • 1952 - 1957 : Studied at Lenin Institute, Budapest, Hungary; graduated from the Department of History and Marxism-Leninism
  • 1957 - 1989 : Member of the Magyar Szocialista Munkás Párt, or MSZMP (the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, or HSWP)
  • 1957 - 1968 : Leader of several sub-organizations within the HSWP Bács-Kiskun County Committee
  • 1968 - 1969 : Secretary, the HSWP Bács-Kiskun County Committee
  • 1970: Head of Press Section, HSWP Central Committee
  • 1971 - 1975 : Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the HSWP journal Társadalmi Szemle
  • 1975 - 1976 : Hungarian Deputy Minister of Education and Culture
  • 1976 - 1982 : Hungarian Minister of Education and Culture
  • 1982 - 1988 : Secretary General of the Hazafias Népfront, or HNF (the Patriotic Popular Front, or PPF)
  • 1983 - 1994 : Member of the Hungarian Parliament
  • 1988 - 1990 : Hungarian Minister of State
  • 1989 - 1990 : Co-founder and deputy chairman of the Magyar Szocialista Párt, or MSZP (the Hungarian Socialist Party, or HSP)
  • 1991 - 1996 : Co-founder and later chairman of the Nemzeti Demokrata Szövetség, or NDSZ (National Democratic Union, or NDU)
  • 1991 - 2003 : Professor of Political Sciences, Debrecen University, Debrecen, Hungary
  • 1995 - 2000 : Rector of St. László University, Budapest

From the guide to the Imre Pozsgay papers, 1930-2005, (bulk 1953-2005), (Hoover Institution Archives)

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