György Aczél

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György Aczél is visiting JATE, number five from left in dark suit
The native form of this personal name is Aczél György. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

György Aczél (born Henrik Appel; 31 August, Budapest, 1917 – 6 December 1991, Vienna) was a Hungarian communist politician.[1] He became a member of the Hungarian Communist Party in 1935, and was a founding member of the Political Committee (Politikai Bizottság) of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party in 1956. He was a deputy minister from 1958 to 1967, and then minister of culture until 1971.[2] In most of the period 1956–1988 he directed the cultural life of Kádár's Hungary.



  1. ^ "Aczel_Gyorgy". 
  2. ^ Reisch 210 n.4.