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Kádár, János

Pronunciation: /ˈkäˌdär/
(1912–89), Hungarian statesman; first secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 1956–88 and prime minister 1956–58 and 1961–65. After crushing the Hungarian uprising of 1956, he consistently supported the former Soviet Union. His policy of “consumer socialism” made Hungary the most affluent state in Eastern Europe.

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Syllabification: Ká·dár, János

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