György Aczél

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György Aczél is visiting JATE, number five from left in dark suit

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.

References

Notes

  1. ^ "Aczel_Gyorgy". www.yivoencyclopedia.org. 
  2. ^ Reisch 210 n.4.

Bibliography

  • Gough, Roger (2006). A Good Comrade: Janos Kadar, Communism and Hungary. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 9781845110581. 
  • Reisch, Alfread A. (2013). Hot Books in the Cold War: The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain. Central European UP. ISBN 9786155225239. 


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