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  Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party (Magyar Szocialista Munkáspárt (MSZMP) in Hungarian) was the ruling communist party of Hungary during the Cold War between 1956 and 1989.
It was organised from parts of the Hungarian Workers' Party, during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
On November 4 1956 the party fell under the sway of János Kádár and the Soviet Union.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hungarian_Socialist_Workers'_Party   (114 words)

 Hungary Introduction - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
HSWP losses in the four National Assembly elections, the agreement with elements of the Opposition Roundtable, and the widespread dissatisfaction with the agreement reached between the roundtable and the party set the stage for the Fourteenth Party Congress of the HSWP, which began on October 6, 1989.
All parties represented in the National Assembly were to be entitled to state budget support: 25 percent of the funds were to be shared equally, while 75 percent of the funds were to be divided according to the number of seats held by each party.
Other parties winning the necessary 4 percent threshold for representation in the National Assembly were the Hungarian Socialist Party with 10.89 percent of the vote, the Federation of Young Democrats with 8.95 percent of the vote, and the Christian Democratic People's Party with 6.46 percent of the vote.
www.workmall.com /wfb2001/hungary/hungary_history_introduction.html   (9096 words)

 1988, June 22. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Political reform and shift of positions: János Kádár, leader of the ruling Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party since 1956, was replaced by Karoly Grósz.
Jánós Kádár lost his positions as party president of the Hungarian Socialist Workers Party and member of the Central Committee after Mária Ormos, a historian, delivered a speech to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences denouncing him as a Soviet puppet.
The Hungarian Socialist Workers Party renamed itself the Hungarian Socialist Party and renounced Leninism.
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 Hungarian Socialist Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hungarian Socialist Party (Hungarian: Magyar Szocialista Párt, MSZP) is a socialist party in Hungary.
The party is not to be confused with the Workers' Party, a marginal party of hardline Communists, the other successor.
The party is a member of the Socialist International and the Party of European Socialists, as well as holding a chairmanship and several vice-chairmanships in the committees of the European Parliament).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hungarian_Socialist_Party   (364 words)

 Bucharest, 21 August 1968: Annexe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Thus the Socialist Party is connected with the Czech counterrevolutionary center of emigrants in Paris.
The Social-Democratic Party of Czechoslovakia, reconstituted as a matter of fact, acts under the directions of the Socialist International to whom it is connected through the intermediate of the Austrian and West German social democracy.
The rightist revisionist elements on the Communist Party leadership and the Czechoslovak Government frustrated the implementation of the agreement reached at Czerna-nad-Tissou and Bratislava concerning the defense of the socialism positions in Czechoslovakia, the struggle with the anti-Socialist forces and the rejection of imperialist plots.
www.isn.ethz.ch /php/documents/collection_14/08211968_annexe.htm   (1792 words)

 Opening Full Session of the National Roundtable Negotiations
In our opinion, apart from the political realism of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, these results were due to the social organizations and movements present and the constructive efforts of the evolving parties.
This is the precondition for the forming of a viable coalition and for avoiding the paralyzing of party pluralism in Hungary by the petty disputes of the parties.
Workers' militia should be disbanded, the operation of political police should be contained within well-defined limits, public security police should be subordinated to local governments and the use of guns should be controlled publicly.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/news/19991105/13jun89.htm   (2256 words)

 Hungary - Preface   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The HSWP itself split, in October 1989, and most of its leaders organized a new party, the Hungarian Socialist Party.
By contrast, until late 1989 tensions between Hungary and Romania were rising over the latter's treatment of its Hungarian minority, but, after the December 1989 revolution in Romania, the chances for the resolution of that problem improved.
Hungarian is a member of the Finno-Ugric language family, which also includes such languages as Estonian and Finnish.
countrystudies.us /hungary/2.htm   (378 words)

 Hungarian Uprising
Hungarian newspapers joined the attacks and Nagy was accused of being responsible for the country's economic problems and on 18th April he was dismissed from his post by a unanimous vote of the National Assembly.
It was for free independent Socialism that young Hungarians began the struggle against the only armed fascists who on the night of the 23rd October still wished to save their government: the red fascists of the political police, appointed to safeguard the last vestiges of the Stalinist government.
Hungarian Communist writers, journalists, university students, the youth of the Petofi Circle, thousands and thousands of workers and peasants, and veteran fighters who had been imprisoned on false charges, fought in the front line against Rakosiite despotism and political hooliganism.
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 Negotiation between Mikhail S
Hungarian public opinion is exerting pressure so that the memory of these victims is preserved in due fashion.
During the congress the party dissolved itself and on 7 October a new party, the Hungarian Socialist Party was formed.
The aging János Kádár, since the party conference in May, 1988 having the honorary title president of the party died on 6 July; his funeral was held on 14 July, 1989 with the participation of several tens of thousand people.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/news/19991105/24jul89.htm   (1183 words)

Between 1529 and 1848 the Hungarian Court Chancellery was operating at the royal court in Vienna (from 1576 to 1612, during the reign of Rudolf Habsburg, in Prague) initially, in many ways submitted to the Austrian Court Chancellery, from 1690 as an independent government organ.
The function of the Hungarian Royal Chamber was the management, handling and supervision of Royal Treasury properties, the administration of regular and irregular Treasury income as well as the control of salt and mine issues, taxes, postal revenues and the supervision of the economy of free royal cities.
The " Act on Condemnation of the Atrocities against the Hungarian Jewry and the Compensation for the Consequences of the Holocaust” was adopted by the Hungarian legislation in 1946.
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 History of Hungary
In January 1947 some of the leaders of the Small Landholders' party were charged with conspiring to overthrow the republic and were arrested by the Communists.
The Workers' party stepped in and replaced Hegedüs with Nagy, and Gerö with János Kádár, who had previously been jailed as a nationalist.
In parliamentary elections in May 1994, the Hungarian Socialist party (formerly the Hungarian Socialist Workers' party) regained a majority, and named its leader, Gyula Horn, as its choice for prime minister when the new parliament convened in July.
users.cwnet.com /millenia/commie.htm   (1430 words)

 Back to the future - revival of Communist Party power in Hungary National Review - Find Articles
That relatively few Hungarians today seem troubled by the role that Gyula Horn, the leader of the victorious Socialist Party, played in suppressing the 1956 uprising (a role he has never denied) suggests that this operation on the national memory was remarkably successful.
The more sophisticated leaders of the party will agree, arguing that they were the ones who at the end of the 1980s became internationally celebrated for initiating reforms intended to reduce this burden.
The outcome will be a further entrenching of the Socialist Party's power-base on the one hand, matched by rising social frustration among those denied the chance to better their circumstances on the other.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_n12_v46/ai_15544250   (895 words)

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The overwhelming weight of Hungarian public opinion sees the result of the revolution as the establishment of a neutral, independent and democratic country, and just as it was ready to sweep out Stalinist tyranny, so it will protect with the same determination and firmness its regained democratic achievements against all kinds of irresponsible incitements.
Hungarian workers, the prerequisite for the realization of our justified economic, political, and social endeavors is the defense of the people's democratic power, the restoration of order, the resumption of work and production.
Hungarian and Soviet troops between Gyor and Komarom, with the Soviet Air Force entering the battle in low-altitude attacks; that a strong fire was visible from the Budapest area; that [at 0830 GMT] the military radio stations of Gyor, Miskolc and Pecs made an appeal to the local councils to announce the general revolt.
www.hungarian-history.hu /lib/revolt/rev08.htm   (7016 words)

This period is a measurable one in the life of the party and much more so in the life of an individual.
The letter from which this extract is taken was written on May 10, 1972 and addressed to the Central Committee of the Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party.
It was written by János Kádár, first secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party at the time.
www.rev.hu /html/en/films/kadar.htm   (409 words)

 younghuns - australian hungarian youth
Although purporting to act under the banner of self-determination, the Allies refused Hungarian requests to hold plebiscites in the regions that were to be transferred to the so-called Successor States.
Indeed the Social Democrats today represent the technocratic element of Hungarian politics while the rightist parties are the one's advocating nationalist themes.
While Hungary's rightist and nationalist elements have made claims of support for Hungarians in neighbouring countries, these speeches are rarely taken seriously and the political mainstream has commendably advanced honest reforms to prepare Hungary for NATO and European Union membership.
www.hungarianyouth.org.au /hungary/history11.asp   (1800 words)

 TIME.com: Hungary -- Oct. 23, 1989 -- Page 1
In keeping with the wholesale undoing of the past, the ruling party, formerly known as the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, is no longer officially Communist.
The party will even examine ways of divesting itself of property acquired during the 40 years in which it and the state were virtually indistinguishable.
In the end, moderates led by Rezso Nyers, 66, who was elected party president, stitched together a compromise that held the party together but may jeopardize its chances in the next elections.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,958824,00.html   (806 words)

 Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party - List of Items - MSN Encarta
(1930–1996), Hungarian Communist politician, and prime minister from 1987 to 1988.
As leader of the ruling Hungarian Socialist Workers'...
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 Time Line Eastern Europe
Hungarian Socialist Worker Party relieves former General Secretary Janos Kadar of posts as party president and Central Committee member
Two hundred thousand protesters in Leipzig demand free elections and an end to one-party rule.
Twenty-eighth Soviet Party Congress is held in Moscow; Yeltsin resigns from the Communist Party
www.thefinalphase.com /TimeLine89-91.htm   (1543 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Should the presidential election be held only after the parliamentary elections?
Should the Party organization be prohibited from the workplace?
Should the Hungarian Socialist Workers Party be forced to give an accounting of its properties?
www.columbia.edu /itc/sipa/U8150/referendum/16.html   (45 words)

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