Imre Hollai

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Imre Hollai
President of the United Nations General Assembly
In office
1982–1983
Preceded by Ismat T. Kittani
Succeeded by Jorge Illueca
Personal details
Born (1925-01-22)22 January 1925
Újpest, Hungary
Died 22 November 2017(2017-11-22) (aged 92)
Budapest, Hungary

Imre Hollai (22 January 1925 – 22 November 2017) was a retired Hungarian diplomat. He served as president of the United Nations General Assembly[1] from 1982 to 1983.

Hollai joined the Hungarian foreign service in 1949. He served as Hungary's deputy representative to the United Nations from 1956 to 1960,[2] as the head of foreign relations for the Central Committee of the Hungarian Communist Party from 1960 to 1963, as Hungary's ambassador to Greece and Cyprus from 1964 to 1970, and as Hungary's deputy foreign minister from 1970 to 1974. He served as Hungary's ambassador to the United Nations from 1974 to 1980.

Hollai died on 22 November 2017 in Budapest, aged 92.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Attempt to honor Columbus sparks stormy argument in U. N". Lewiston Tribune. 1 December 1982. p. 6A. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  2. http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/bios/bio37.shtml
  3. "Elhunyt Hollai Imre" (html) (in Hungarian). Népszava. 2017-11-22. Retrieved 2017-11-26.