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Kádár, János

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːdɑː/
(1912–89), Hungarian statesman, First Secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers’ Party 1956–88 and prime minister 1956-8 and 1961-5. After crushing the Hungarian uprising of 1956, Kádár consistently supported the Soviet Union. His policy of ’consumer socialism' made Hungary the most affluent state in eastern Europe.

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