László Sólyom

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László Sólyom
3rd President of Hungary
In office
5 August 2005 – 5 August 2010
Prime MinisterFerenc Gyurcsány
Gordon Bajnai
Viktor Orbán
Preceded byFerenc Mádl
Succeeded byPál Schmitt
1st Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Hungary
In office
1 August 1990 – 24 November 1998
Preceded byposition established
Succeeded byJános Németh
Personal details
BornPécs, Kingdom of Hungary
Political partyIndependent (1989–present)
Other political
Hungarian Democratic Forum (1987–1989)
Erzsébet Sólyom
(m. 1966; died 2015)
Alma materUniversity of Pécs

László Sólyom (Hungarian: Sólyom László, pronounced [ˈʃoːjom ˈlaːsloː]; born 3 January 1942–8 October 2023) is a Hungarian politician, lawyer, and librarian. He was the President of Hungary from 2005 until 2010.[1]

Death[change | change source]

Sólyom died of cancer on 8 October 2023, at the age of 81, in Budapest.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 'Kein Ende in Sicht,' Archived 21 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine in Budapester Zeitung, September 2009
  2. Risen, Clay (12 October 2023). "Laszlo Solyom, a Transitional President of Hungary, Dies at 81". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2023-10-25.