High National Council

The High National Council was the collective head of state of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1945 until 1946.

High National Council
Head of state of Hungary
Interim
In office
26 January 1945 – 1 February 1946
Disputed with Ferenc Szálasi
to 28 March 1945
MonarchVacant
Prime MinisterBéla Miklós
Preceded byFerenc Szálasi
as Leader of the Nation
Succeeded byZoltán Tildy
as President of the Republic

Members of the First High National Council (January 26, 1945–December 7, 1945)Edit

Parties   Independent   MKP

Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
  Béla Zsedényi
(1894–1955)
26 January 1945 7 December 1945 Independent
  Béla Miklós
(1890–1948)
26 January 1945 7 December 1945 Independent
  Ernő Gerő
(1898–1980)
26 January 1945 11 May 1945 MKP
  József Révai
(1898–1959)
11 May 1945 27 September 1945 MKP
  Mátyás Rákosi
(1892–1971)
27 September 1945 7 December 1945 MKP

Members of the Second High National Council (December 7, 1945–February 1, 1946)Edit

Parties   FKGP   MKP

Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
  Ferenc Nagy
(1903–1979)
7 December 1945 1 February 1946 FKGP
  Zoltán Tildy
(1889–1961)
7 December 1945 1 February 1946 FKGP
  László Rajk
(1909–1949)
7 December 1945 1 February 1946 MKP
Béla Varga
(1903–1995)
7 December 1945 8 January 1946 FKGP

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