Gábor Görgey

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Gábor Görgey
Gorgey Gabor 2007 Hungarian Kossuth Prize-writer poet director.jpg
Minister of Culture of Hungary
In office
27 May 2002 – 18 May 2003
Preceded by Zoltán Rockenbauer
Succeeded by István Hiller
Personal details
Born (1929-11-22)22 November 1929
Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Ildikó Iván
Children 3
Profession novelist, director, poet, politician
The native form of this personal name is Görgey Gábor. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Gábor Görgey (born as Artúr Görgey on 22 November 1929) is a Hungarian writer, poet, director and politician, who served as Minister of Culture between 2002 and 2003. He is a descendant of the freedom fighter General Artúr Görgey who served as Minister of War during the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.

Honours[edit]

Works[edit]

  • Füst és fény (poems, 1956)
  • Délkör (poems, 1963)
  • Köszönöm, jól (poems, 1970)
  • Alacsony az Ararát (plays, 1971)
  • Légifolyosó (poems, 1977)
  • Munkavilágítás (essays, 1984)
  • A díva bosszúja (short stories, 1988)
  • Nők szigete (poems, 1990)
  • Mindig újabb kutyák jönnek (novel, 1991)
  • Eszkimó nyár (poems, 1993)
  • Utolsó jelentés Atlantiszról (novel, 2000)
  • Volt egyszer egy Felvidék! (novel, 1989) Magvető Kiadó, Budapest, 1989.

His first drama, the Komámasszony, hol a stukker? brought significant successes. It was shown in the United States too.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Zoltán Rockenbauer
Minister of Culture
2002–2003
Succeeded by
István Hiller