Definition of Rákosi, Mátyás in English:

Share this entry

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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.