List of Speakers of the National Assembly (Hungary)

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President of the National Assembly of Hungary
Magyarország Országgyűlésének elnöke
László Kövér Senate of Poland 01.JPG
Incumbent
László Kövér

since 6 August 2010
Style Mister/Madam President
Residence No official residence
Seat Hungarian Parliament Building
Appointer National Assembly
Term length Four years
Inaugural holder István Rakovszky
Formation 18 February 1920
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The Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary (Hungarian: Magyarország Országgyűlésének elnöke, literally the President of National Assembly of Hungary) is the presiding officer of the National Assembly of Hungary. The current Speaker is László Kövér, since 6 August 2010.

The Speaker of the National Assembly serves as acting President of Hungary if the elected President vacates the office before the expiration of the 5-year presidential term due to death, resignation or removal from office.

Speakers of the National Assembly of Hungary[edit]

Parties   KNEP   OGKFP   EP

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
1 Rakovszky István.JPEG István Rakovszky
(1858–1931)
18 February 1920 30 July 1921 KNEP
2 Gaál Gaszton.jpg Gaszton Gaál
(1868–1932)
12 August 1921 16 August 1922 OKGFP
(2) EP
3 Scitovszky Béla.jpg Béla Scitovszky
(1878–1959)
18 August 1922 18 October 1926 EP
4 Zsitvay Tibor Portrait.jpg Tibor Zsitvay
(1884–1969)
19 October 1926 28 January 1927 EP

In 1927 the National Assembly of Hungary became bicameral.

Speakers of the Provisional National Assembly[edit]

Parties   FKGP   Independent

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Noimage.png István Vásáry
(1887–1955)
acting
21 December 1944 FKGP
1 Zsedenyi Relief Miskolc.jpg Béla Zsedényi
(1894–1955)
21 December 1944 29 November 1945 Independent

Speakers of the National Assembly of Hungary[edit]

Parties   FKGP   MKPMDPMSZMP   MSZP

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
5 Nagy Ferenc-MTI 1946.jpg Ferenc Nagy
(1903–1979)
29 November 1945 5 February 1946 FKGP
6 Noimage.png Msgr. Béla Varga
(1903–1995)
7 February 1946 3 July 1947 FKGP
7 Noimage.png Árpád Szabó
(1878–1948)
4 July 1947 31 July 1947 FKGP
8 Nagy Imre igazolványkép.jpg Imre Nagy
(1896–1958)
16 September 1947 8 June 1949 MKP
(8) MDP
9 Noimage.png Károly Olt
(1904–1985)
8 June 1949 23 August 1949 MDP
10 Noimage.png Lajos Drahos
(1895–1983)
23 August 1949 18 May 1951 MDP
11 Noimage.png Imre Dögei
(1912–1964)
18 May 1951 14 August 1952 MDP
12 Rónai Sándor (crop).jpg Sándor Rónai
(1892–1965)
14 August 1952 21 March 1963 MDP
(12) MSZMP
13 Noimage.png Erzsébet Metzker Vass
(1915–1980)
21 March 1963 14 April 1967 MSZMP
14 Kállai Gyula 1964.jpg Gyula Kállai
(1910–1996)
14 April 1967 12 May 1971 MSZMP
15 Pártelit fortepan 26074-Apró.jpg Antal Apró
(1913–1994)
12 May 1971 19 December 1984 MSZMP
16 Sarlós István (crop).jpg István Sarlós
(1921–2006)
19 December 1984 29 June 1988 MSZMP
17 Noimage.png István Stadinger
(1927–)
29 June 1988 10 March 1989 MSZMP
18 Szuros matyas.jpg Mátyás Szűrös
(1933–)
10 March 1989 2 May 1990 MSZMP
(18) MSZP

Hungary (since 1989)[edit]

Parties   Independent   SZDSZ   MDF   MSZP   Fidesz

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party Assembly
(Election)
Fodor István fortepan 124985.jpg István Fodor
(1945–)
acting
23 October 1989 2 May 1990 Independent
19 Goncz arpad.jpg Árpád Göncz
(1922–2015)
2 May 1990 3 August 1990 SZDSZ 1 (1990)
20 Noimage.png György Szabad
(1924–2015)
3 August 1990 27 June 1994 MDF
21 Gál Zoltán 2013.JPG Zoltán Gál
(1940–)
28 June 1994 17 June 1998 MSZP 2 (1994)
22 Ader Janos.jpg János Áder
(1959–)
18 June 1998 14 May 2002 Fidesz 3 (1998)
23 Szili Katalin 2009-12-14.JPG Katalin Szili
(1956–)
15 May 2002 15 May 2006 MSZP 4 (2002)
16 May 2006 14 September 2009 5 (2006)
24 Katona Béla 2010-02-20.JPG Béla Katona
(1944–)
15 September 2009 13 May 2010 MSZP
25 SchmittPal-2011-01.jpg Pál Schmitt
(1942–)
14 May 2010 5 August 2010 Fidesz 6 (2010)
26 László Kövér Senate of Poland 01.JPG László Kövér
(1959–)
6 August 2010 5 May 2014 Fidesz
6 May 2014 Incumbent 7 (2014)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • [1] Official website of the National Assembly of Hungary (in Hungarian)