István Fodor

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István Fodor
Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary
In office
23 October 1989 – 2 May 1990
Preceded by Mátyás Szűrös
Succeeded by Árpád Göncz
Personal details
Born (1945-03-02)2 March 1945
HUN Csepreg COA.jpg Csepreg, Kingdom of Hungary
Political party independent
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Fodor István. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

István Fodor (born 2 March 1945) is a former Hungarian politician, who served as Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary between 1989 and 1990. The Third Hungarian Republic was established on 23 October 1989 and the legislative speaker Mátyás Szűrös became Provisional President of Hungary. Fodor was appointed Speaker besides Szűrös.

After the 1990 elections he became an independent representative in the new National Assembly. He was the chairman of the Alliance of the Hungarian Resistants and Antifascists from 1999 to 2000.


Political offices
Preceded by
Mátyás Szűrös
Speaker of the National Assembly
Served alongside: Mátyás Szűrös
Succeeded by
Árpád Göncz