NAGY Imre (Nagy Imre)( Prime Minister of Hungary.)
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Biography NAGY Imre (Nagy Imre)
Born June 7, 1896 in Kaposvц¦r in a peasant family. During the First World War he served in the Austro-Hungarian army, fell into Russian captivity. He took part in the Bolshevik Revolution and Civil War. After the war he returned to Hungary, but in 1928 was forced to flee to the USSR, where he remained until 1944. The Red Army allowed him to return to Hungary. In the 1944-1945 Nagy - Minister of Agriculture, the interim government in 1947 - Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party, in subsequent years - Minister of blanks. Opposed the forced collectivization in 1949-1951 was removed from the Politburo, but restored in the government after public penance. In 1953, Nagy became prime minister and embarked on a program of reforms, but in 1955 was removed from power
. In October 1956 Nagy became prime minister in coalition government, . program which provides for freedom of management to farmers and small proprietors, while maintaining the socialist welfare state, . legalization of workers' councils and non-Communist parties, . free elections, . withdrawal of Soviet troops from Hungary, . neutrality Hungary,
. November 4, 1956 the Soviet Union, in violation of previous commitments, undertook a broad invasion of the country. It was formed a new government headed by Ya Kadar. Nagy and his closest associates have taken refuge in the embassy of Yugoslavia, but were soon expelled by deception in Romania. After a forced return to Hungary, Nagy was imprisoned, and June 16, 1958 secretly executed in Budapest.