Mátyás Rákosi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Mátyás Rákosi

Hungarian Communist leader

Date of Birth: 09-Mar-1892

Place of Birth: Ada, Vojvodina, Serbia

Date of Death: 05-Feb-1971

Profession: politician

Nationality: Hungary

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Mátyás Rákosi

  • Mátyás Rákosi ['ma?ca?? 'ra?ko?i] (9 March 1892 – 5 February 1971) was a Hungarian communist politician.
  • He was born Mátyás Rosenfeld in Ada (today in Serbia).
  • He was the leader of Hungary's Communist Party from 1945 to 1956 — first as General Secretary of the Hungarian Communist Party (1945–1948) and later holding the same post with the Hungarian Working People's Party (1948–1956).
  • As such, from 1949 to 1956, he was the de facto ruler of Communist Hungary.
  • An ardent Stalinist, his government was very loyal to the Soviet Union, and he presided over the mass imprisonment of hundreds of thousands of people and the deaths of thousands.

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