Gyula Kállai

Gyula Kállai (Hungarian: [ˈɟulɒ ˈkaːllɒi]; 1 June 1910 – 12 March 1996) was a Hungarian Communist politician who served as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the People's Republic of Hungary from 1965 to 1967 and as Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary 1967–1971. He was President of National Council of the Patriotic People's Front from 1957 to 1989.

Gyula Kállai
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Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the People's Republic of Hungary
In office
30 June 1965 – 14 April 1967
Preceded byJános Kádár
Succeeded byJenő Fock
Personal details
Born(1910-06-01)1 June 1910
Berettyóújfalu, Austria-Hungary
Died12 March 1996(1996-03-12) (aged 85)
Budapest, Hungary
Political partyHungarian Communist Party,
Hungarian Working People's Party,
Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party
Spouse(s)Anna Kárpáti (1st)
? Berkes(2nd)

In 1957, Kállai visited and questioned Imre Nagy, the former Hungarian prime minister, in exile in Snagov, Romania. His report led to his ultimate execution.[1] That same year he wrote a pamphlet titled The Hungarian Counter-Revolution in the Light of Marxism-Leninism.


  1. ^ Nagy, Imre (2006). Snagovi jegyzetek: gondolatok, emlékezések, 1956-1957. Gondolat. ISBN 9639610550.

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Political offices
Preceded by
László Rajk
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Károly Kiss
Preceded by
Albert Kónya
Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Valéria Benke
Preceded by
János Kádár
Prime Minister of Hungary
Succeeded by
Jenő Fock
Preceded by
Erzsébet Metzker Vass
Speaker of the National Assembly
Succeeded by
Antal Apró