Rezső Nyers

Hungarian politician

Rezső Nyers (21 March 1923 – 22 June 2018) was a former Hungarian politician. He served as Minister of Finance of Hungary from 1960 to 1962. For a few months in 1989, he was the country's last Communist leader serving as President of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party.[1] Nyers died on 22 June 2018 at the age of 95 after a short illness.[2][3]

Rezső Nyers
Nyers Rezső 1970.jpg
Rezső Nyers in 1970
President of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party
In office
26 June 1989 – 7 October 1989
Preceded byJános Kádár (as President)
Károly Grósz (as General Secretary)
Succeeded byHimself
(as President of the Hungarian Socialist Party)
Minister of Finance
In office
5 January 1960 – 27 November 1962
Preceded byIstván Antos
Succeeded byMátyás Tímár
Personal details
Born(1923-03-21)21 March 1923
Budapest, Hungary
Died22 June 2018(2018-06-22) (aged 95)
Political partySZDP (1940–48)
MDP (1948–56)
MSZMP (1956–89)
MSZP (1989–2018)
ChildrenRezső Nyers
ProfessionPolitician; economist

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Nem kap nyugdíjpótlékot Nyers Rezső". Origo.hu. 2013-12-03.
  2. Elhunyt Nyers Rezső (in Hungarian)
  3. "Meghalt Nyers Rezső » FüHü". 23 June 2018.

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