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Imre Nagy  
   

Imre Nagy

Prime Minister very briefly during the 1956 uprising against the Soviet Union. More commonly known as his first and last names often being answers in New York Times crossword puzzles.
When You Say Hello, I Say Goodbye

September 26th 2018
Language is always challenging but especially in Budapest where I know a meager 3 words: jo napot kívánok (good day/hello), köszönöm (thank you), and szia (hi & bye). Back in 2000 during my first visit here, I could have sworn that non-English speakers here were saying "hello" upon meeting and leaving, like szia. I was always saying "hello" and "see ya," the latter ... read more
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Hungarian Flag Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
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