President of the National Assembly of Hungary
Magyarország Országgyűlésének elnöke
Incumbent
László Kövér

since 6 August 2010
StyleMister/Madam President
ResidenceNo official residence
SeatHungarian Parliament Building
AppointerNational Assembly
Term lengthFour years
Inaugural holderIstván Rakovszky
Formation18 February 1920

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

Parties   KNEP   OGKFP   EP

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

Parties   FKGP   Independent

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

Speakers of the National Assembly of Hungary

Parties   FKGP   MKPMDPMSZMP   MSZP

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

Hungary (since 1989)

Parties   Independent   SZDSZ   MDF   MSZP   Fidesz

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party Assembly
(Election)
István Fodor
(1945–)
acting
23 October 1989 2 May 1990 Independent
19
Árpád Göncz
(1922–2015)
2 May 1990 3 August 1990 SZDSZ 1 (1990)
20
György Szabad
(1924–2015)
3 August 1990 27 June 1994 MDF
21
Zoltán Gál
(1940–)
28 June 1994 17 June 1998 MSZP 2 (1994)
22
János Áder
(1959–)
18 June 1998 14 May 2002 Fidesz 3 (1998)
23
Katalin Szili
(1956–)
15 May 2002 15 May 2006 MSZP 4 (2002)
16 May 2006 14 September 2009 5 (2006)
24
Béla Katona
(1944–)
15 September 2009 13 May 2010 MSZP
25
Pál Schmitt
(1942–)
14 May 2010 5 August 2010 Fidesz 6 (2010)
26
László Kövér
(1959–)
6 August 2010 5 May 2014 Fidesz
6 May 2014 7 May 2018 7 (2014)
8 May 2018 Incumbent 8 (2018)

See also

References

  1. ^ "2011. évi CCII. törvény Magyarország címerének és zászlajának használatáról, valamint állami kitüntetéseiről" [Act CCII of 2011 on the Use of the Coat of Arms and Flag of Hungary and on State Awards]. CompLex Hatályos Jogszabályok Gyűjteménye (in Hungarian). Retrieved 21 February 2017.

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