Presidential Council of the Hungarian People's Republic
|Formed||23 August 1949|
|Dissolved||18 October 1989|
|Superseding agency||Modern presidency|
|Jurisdiction||Hungarian People's Republic|
The Presidential Council 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 18 October 1989. Presidential Council was the presidency of Hungary during communist control.
The Parliament of Hungary, upon the recommendation of the Presidential Council, elected and relieved the chairman and ministers of the Council of Ministers of the Hungarian People's Republic of their duties.
|Name||Entered Office||Left Office|
|Árpád Szakasits||23 August 1949||26 April 1950|
|Sándor Rónai||26 April 1950||14 August 1952|
|István Dobi||14 August 1952||13 April 1967|
|Pál Losonczi||13 April 1967||25 June 1987|
|Károly Németh||25 June 1987||29 June 1988|
|Brunó Ferenc Straub||29 June 1988||18 October 1989|