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 (kä′där), János Originally János Csermanek 1912-1989.
Hungarian politician and first secretary-general of the Hungarian Communist Party (1956-1988). A member of the invading Soviet forces in the 1956 revolution, he twice served as prime minister (1956-1958 and 1961-1965).
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Wladyslaw Gomulka in Poland, Janos Kadar in Hungry and Alexander Dubcek in Czechoslovakia were first saved and then dumped.
She grew up in Budapest during the decades known as the "Kadar Era," named after Communist Party leader Janos Kadar, who experimented with the pseudo-consumerist one-party system known as "goulash Communism.
Because the Hungarian regime of Janos Kadar was trying to present itself as practicing a more reformed version of communism, it tolerated Pfeifer entering the country.
Hundreds died and were wounded, and the Communist Party was so shocked by the incident that it sacked Erno Ger|, replacing him with Janos Kadar.
Janos Kadar endorsed the multiparty system and Hungarian independence only to defect to Moscow and establish a puppet government under the auspices of the Kremlin.
Further along the train are strange echoes of Communism-refurbished classic cars dating from the 1950s used by President Janos Kadar and the communist Russian puppet government of the time.
In both works, Nikita Khrushchev and Hungary's Janos Kadar come across as marginally more honestly purposeful than others in power.
Even Janos Kadar, whom Moscow installed to replace Nagy, insisted upon Nagy's execution, but over time Kadar dismantled the terror regime and permitted greater liberty--in part no doubt because he had suffered at the hands of Matyas Rakosi, Stalin's "best pupil.
HUNGARIAN POLITICAL PARTIES have united to protest the desecration of the tomb of Janos Kadar, the Communist leader who acted as a Soviet quisling during the 1956 uprising, and governed Hungary until 1988.
The Soviet military presence was prolonged until the recent implosion of communism, leaving Janos Kadar, Nagy's erstwhile comrade-in-arms, in nominal control.
The same phrase favored by Wolfowitz found its way into a November 4, 1956 radio address by Janos Kadar, the Soviet stooge installed in Budapest following Hungary's abortive anti-Communist uprising.
Fue el 22 de mayo de 1988 cuando el viejo Janos Kadar fue sustituido en su cargo de Secretario General del gobernante Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores Hungaros (PSTH) de tendencia comunista, por el entonces primer ministro Karoly Grosz, quien intento, junto con otros reformadores politicos dentro del partido, encabezar el proceso de inevitables cambios en su pais.