Tamás Katona

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Tamás Katona
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Mayor of Budavár
District I, Budapest
In office
11 December 1994 – 18 October 1998
Succeeded by Gábor Tamás Nagy
Member of the National Assembly
In office
2 May 1990 – 17 June 1998
Personal details
Born (1932-02-02)2 February 1932
Budapest, Hungary
Died 28 June 2013(2013-06-28) (aged 81)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party MDF
MDNP
Spouse(s) Mária Györki (1956–1981)
Klára Barta (1984–2013)
Children Ágnes
Annamária
Tibor Elek
Profession historian, academic

Tamás Katona (February 2, 1932 – June 28, 2013)[1] was a Hungarian historian, academic, politician, who served as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1990 to 1992 and as Mayor of Budavár (1st district of Budapest) between 1994 and 1998.[2] Besides that he represented Vác (Pest County Constituency II) in the National Assembly of Hungary from 1990 to 1994, and functioned as MP from the Hungarian Democratic Forum's Pest County Regional List between 1994 and 1998.[3]

Katona served as President of the Hungarian Scout Association between 1994 and 1998.[2] He was the Hungarian Ambassador to Poland from 2000 to 2002.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Az aradi vértanúk (Budapest, 1979)
  • A korona kilenc évszázada. Történelmi források a magyar koronáról (editor; Budapest, 1979)
  • A tatárjárás emlékezete (editor; Budapest, 1981)
  • Budavár bevételének emlékezete, 1849 (editor; Budapest, 1989)
  • Kossuth Lajos: Írások és beszédek 1848–1849-ből (editor; Budapest, 1994)

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