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Kun(ko͞on), Béla 1886-1939?
Hungarian politician who founded the Hungarian Communist Party (1918) and organized the revolution in Budapest (1919). He briefly served as premier but fled the country during a counterrevolution (1919).
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(Biography) Béla (ˈbeːlɔ). 1886–?1937, Hungarian Communist leader, president of the short-lived Communist republic in Hungary (1919). He was forced into exile and died in a Stalinist purge
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n. Bé•la (ˈbeɪ lə)
1885–1937, Hungarian Communist leader.
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