János Kádár

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János Kádár
Kádár in 1977
General Secretary of the MDP/ MSZMP
In office
25 October 1956 – 22 May 1988
Preceded byErnő Gerő
Succeeded byKároly Grósz
Personal details
János József Czermanik

(1912-05-26)26 May 1912
Fiume, Austria-Hungary
Died6 July 1989(1989-07-06) (aged 77)
Budapest, Hungary
Political partyHungarian Socialist Workers' Party (1956–1989)
Other political
Hungarian Communist Party (1931–1949)
Hungarian Working People's Party (1949–1956)
Mária Tamáska (m. 1949)

János József Kádár (/ˈkɑːdɑːr/; Hungarian: [ˈjaːnoʃ ˈkaːdaːr]; 26 May 1912 – 6 July 1989), born János József Czermanik, was a Hungarian political leader and the General Secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party.