József Antall

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József Antall
József Antall, Jr. speech 1990 (page 1 crop).tif
Antall in 1990
Prime Minister of Hungary
In office
23 May 1990 – 12 December 1993
PresidentÁrpád Göncz
Preceded byMiklós Németh
Succeeded byPéter Boross
Member of the National Assembly
In office
2 May 1990 – 12 December 1993
Personal details
Born(1932-04-08)8 April 1932
Budapest, Hungary
Died12 December 1993(1993-12-12) (aged 61)
Budapest, Hungary
Political partyMDF (conservative)
Spouse(s)Klára Fülepp
ChildrenGyörgy
Péter

József Antall Jr. (Hungarian: Ifj. Antall József, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈifjɒbː ˈɒntɒl ˈjoːʒef]; 8 April 1932 – 12 December 1993)[1] was a Hungarian teacher, librarian, historian, and politician. He was the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Hungary from May 1990 until his death in December 1993.

He was also the leader of the Hungarian Democratic Forum from 1989. A year later, he was elected to the National Assembly.

Antall died in office from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma on 12 December 1993 in Budapest at the age of 61.[2]

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