Definition of Rákosi, Mátyás in US English:

Rákosi, Mátyás

proper noun

  • (1892–1971), Hungarian statesman; first secretary of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party 1945–56 and prime minister 1952–53 and 1955–56. After the communists seized power in 1945, he did much to establish a firmly Stalinist regime but was ousted by the more liberal Imre Nagy in 1953.


Rákosi, Mátyás