Council of Ministers of the Hungarian People's Republic

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Council of Ministers
Agency overview
Formed 20 August 1949
Dissolved 23 October 1989
Superseding agency Modern government
Jurisdiction Hungarian People's Republic
Headquarters Budapest

The Council of Ministers of the Hungarian People's Republic was created following the founding of the Hungarian People's Republic. Along with the state itself, it was dissolved on 23 October 1989. Council of Ministers was the government of Hungary during communist control.

The Council of Ministers consisted of the Chairman (literally meaning premier), deputy chairmen, ministers of state, head of ministries and the Chairman of the National Planning Board. The Parliament of Hungary, upon the recommendation of the Presidential Council of the Hungarian People's Republic, elected and relieved the chairman and ministers of their duties.

List[edit]

Name Entered Office Left Office
István Dobi 20 August 1949 14 August 1952
Mátyás Rákosi 14 August 1952 4 July 1953
Imre Nagy 4 July 1953 18 April 1955
András Hegedüs 18 April 1955 24 October 1956
Imre Nagy 24 October 1956 4 November 1956
János Kádár 4 November 1956 28 January 1958
Ferenc Münnich 28 January 1958 13 September 1961
János Kádár 13 September 1961 30 June 1965
Gyula Kállai 30 June 1965 14 April 1967
Jenő Fock 14 April 1967 15 May 1975
György Lázár 15 May 1975 25 June 1987
Károly Grósz 25 June 1987 23 November 1988
Miklós Németh 23 November 1988 23 October 1989

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