List of Speakers of the National Assembly of Hungary

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The Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary is the presiding officer (or speaker) of the Hungarian National Assembly. The current Speaker is László Kövér.

Since Hungary has no vice president, the Speaker becomes acting President whenever the President resigns, dies or is unable to discharge his duties.

Speakers of the National Assembly of Hungary[edit]

Name Entered office Left office
István Rakovszky February 18, 1920 July 30, 1921
Gaszton Gaál August 12, 1921 August 16, 1922
Béla Scitovszky August 18, 1922 October 18, 1926
Tibor Zsitvay October 19, 1926 January 28, 1927

In 1927 the National Assembly of Hungary became bicameral.

Speakers of the Provisional National Assembly[edit]

Name Entered office Left office
István Vásáry December 21, 1944 December 21, 1944
Béla Zsedényi December 21, 1944 November 29, 1945

Speakers of the National Assembly of Hungary[edit]

Name Entered office Left office
Ferenc Nagy November 29, 1945 February 5, 1946
Msgr. Béla Varga February 7, 1946 July 3, 1947
Árpád Szabó July 4, 1947 July 31, 1947
Imre Nagy September 16, 1947 June 8, 1949
Károly Olt June 8, 1949 August 23, 1949
Lajos Drahos August 23, 1949 May 18, 1951
Imre Dögei May 18, 1951 August 14, 1952
Sándor Rónai August 14, 1952 March 21, 1963
Erzsébet Metzker Vass March 21, 1963 April 14, 1967
Gyula Kállai April 14, 1967 May 12, 1971
Antal Apró May 12, 1971 December 19, 1984
István Sarlós December 19, 1984 June 29, 1988
István Stadinger June 29, 1988 March 10, 1989
Mátyás Szűrös March 10, 1989 May 2, 1990

Hungary (since 1989)[edit]

Parties       MSZP       Fidesz       MDF       SZDSZ       Independent

# Picture Name From Until Political Party Assembly
(Election)
Noimage.png István Fodor
(1945– )
acting
23 October 1989 2 May 1990 Independent
1 GönczÁrpád.jpg Árpád Göncz
(1922– )
2 May 1990 3 August 1990
SZDSZ 1 (1990)
2 Noimage.png György Szabad
(1924– )
3 August 1990 27 June 1994 MDF
3 Noimage.png Zoltán Gál
(1940– )
28 June 1994 17 June 1998 MSZP 2 (1994)
4 Ader Janos.jpg János Áder
(1959– )
18 June 1998 14 May 2002 Fidesz 3 (1998)
5 Szili Katalin 2009-12-14.JPG Katalin Szili
(1956– )
15 May 2002 15 May 2006 MSZP 4 (2002)
16 May 2006 14 September 2009 5 (2006)
6 Katona Béla 2010-02-20.JPG Béla Katona
(1944– )
15 September 2009 13 May 2010
7 SchmittPal-2011-01.jpg Pál Schmitt
(1942– )
14 May 2010 5 August 2010 Fidesz 6 (2010)
8 László Kövér Senate of Poland 01.JPG László Kövér
(1959– )
6 August 2010 5 May 2014
6 May 2014 Incumbent 7 (2014)

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

  • [1] Official website of the National Assembly of Hungary (in Hungarian)