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Rákosi, Mátyás

Pronunciation: /ˈräkôSHē/
(1892–1971), Hungarian statesman; first secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 1945–56 and prime minister 1952–53 and 1955–56. After the communists seized power in 1945, he did much to establish a firmly Stalinist regime but was ousted by the more liberal Imre Nagy in 1953.

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Syllabification: Rá·ko·si, Mátyás

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