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György Szabad (4 August 1924 – 3 July 2015) was a Hungarian politician and historian, founder member of the Hungarian Democratic Forum (MDF). He was the Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary between 1990 and 1994. He was a member of the Batthyány Society of Professors.[1]

György Szabad
Speaker of the National Assembly
In office
3 August 1990 – 27 June 1994
Preceded byÁrpád Göncz
Succeeded byZoltán Gál
Member of the National Assembly
In office
2 May 1990 – 17 June 1998
Personal details
Born(1924-08-04)4 August 1924
Arad, Romania
Died3 July 2015(2015-07-03) (aged 90)
Budapest, Hungary
Political partyMDF, MDNP
Spouse(s)Judit Szegő
Andrea Suján (1982-2015)
ChildrenJúlia
Alma materEötvös Loránd University

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Personal lifeEdit

His first wife was Judit Szegő. After their divorce he married Andrea Suján. He had a daughter, Júlia from his second marriage.

DeathEdit

He died on 3 July 2015 at the age of 90.[2]

PublicationsEdit

  • A tatai és gesztesi Esterházy-uradalom (1957)
  • Forradalom és kiegyezés válaszútján 1860–61 (1967)
  • Hungarian Political Trends… 1849–1867 (1977)
  • Kossuth politikai pályája (1977)
  • Az önkényuralom kora 1849–1867 (1979)
  • Miért halt meg Teleki László? (1985)
  • Magyarország önálló államiságának kérdése a polgári átalakulás korában (1986)
  • A zsellérilletmény (1987)
  • A kormány parlamenti felelősségének kérdése (1998)
  • The Conceptualization of a Danubian Federation (1999)
  • A parlamentáris kormányzati rendszer megteremtése, védelmezése, és kockáztatása Magyarországon 1848–1867 (2000)
  • Kossuth irányadása (2002)
  • Egy történész „aforizmáiból” (2005)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Professzorok Batthyány Köre - Tagjaink" (in Hungarian). bla.hu. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  2. ^ Gyorgy Szabad: Historian who survived the Holocaust and took part in the talks that led to the end of Hungarian communism
Political offices
Preceded by
Árpád Göncz
Speaker of the National Assembly
1990–1994
Succeeded by
Zoltán Gál