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Árpád Göncz buried in a rare political lull

Monday, November 9th, 2015

As the first president of post-Communist Hungary was buried in a private ceremony, but in the presence of a large crowd on Friday, commentators offer conflicting interpretations of such an unusual procedure. They basically agree that although Göncz was a hero of the Left, his funeral carried a message of moderation. READ MORE

Árpád Göncz dies at 93

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Commentators across the political spectrum pay their tributes to former President Árpád Göncz who died at the age of 93 in Budapest on Tuesday. As political leaders expressed their appreciation of his career, regardless of their affiliations, analysts underline his role as an outstanding actor of the democratic transition. READ MORE