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President Áder Places Flowers at Grave of Imre Nagy

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.06.16.

President János Áder on Tuesday placed flowers at the graves of Imre Nagy and the anonymous victims of the 1956 revolution at plot 301 of the public cemetery in Rákoskeresztúr.

Imre Nagy, the prime minister from 1953 to 1955, was also the prime minister during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution against the Soviet oppression, for which he was sentenced to death and executed two years later. Pál Maléter, the defence minister, journalist Miklós Gimes and József Szilágyi were also executed among others.

Pictures from the Life of 1956's Martyr PM Imre Nagy - Photo Gallery!
Pictures from the Life of 1956's Martyr PM Imre Nagy - Photo Gallery!

Exactly 31 years ago, on June 16, 1989, Imre Nagy, the martyred prime minister of the 1956 Revolution, and his four associates were reburied. They were sentenced to death in a biased and pre-determined trial and executed on June 16, 1958 for their activities during the revolution. The commemoration of the five politicians who were the […]Continue reading

Nagy and his fellow martyrs are being commemorated on the 63rd anniversary of their execution and the 32nd anniversary of their reburial on Wednesday.

Áder also placed flowers at the graves of the Transylvanian martyrs of the 1989 revolution in Romania at plot 298.

Featured photo by Noémi Bruzák/MTI