Pál Losonczi

Pál Losonczi (born as Pál Laklia; 18 September 1919, Bolhó – 28 March 2005) was a Hungarian Communist political figure. He was Chairman of the Hungarian Presidential Council (i.e., titular head of state) from 1967 to 1987.

Pál Losonczi
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4th Chairman of the Hungarian Presidential Council
In office
14 April 1967 – 25 June 1987
Preceded byIstván Dobi
Succeeded byKároly Németh
Personal details
Born
Pál Laklia

(1919-09-18)18 September 1919
Bolhó, Hungarian Democratic Republic
Died28 March 2005(2005-03-28) (aged 85)
Kaposvár, Hungary
NationalityHungarian
Political partyHungarian Socialist Workers Party

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Political offices
Preceded by
Imre Dögei
Minister of Agriculture
1960–1967
Succeeded by
Imre Dimény
Preceded by
István Dobi
Chairman of the Hungarian Presidential Council
1967–1987
Succeeded by
Károly Németh