The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was a spontaneous nationwide revolt against the government of the People's Republic of Hungary and its Soviet-imposed policies, lasting from 23 October until 10 November
Nagy Imre Memorial A poignant reminder of 1956 and the failed revolution. Imre Nagy, the then Prime Minister, looks across the space that divides him from the Parliament of an Independent Hungary that he wouldn`t live to see.
October Jozsef MINDSZENTY, after his release from prison. Under Hugarian Communism, Protestants, Catholics and Jews were fairly free to exercise their religion but leaders of the Christian churches were persecuted.