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Rákosi, Mátyás

Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːkɒʃi/
(1892–1971), Hungarian Communist statesman, First Secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 1945–56 and prime minister 1952-3 and 1955-6. After the Communist seizure of power in 1945 he did much to establish a firmly Stalinist regime. He was ousted as premier by the more liberal Imre Nagy in 1953.
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