János Kádár

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János Kádár
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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
Born
János József Czermanik

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