Hungarian Workers Party
- Created by Josef Stalin to rule over the People’s Republic of Hungary, the Hungarian Workers Party (Magyar Mankáspórt) sought to transform the country according to the Marxism–Leninism disseminated from the Soviet Union. Following the events of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising, the party became the Hungarian Socialist Workers Party (HSWP, Magyar Szocialista Mankáspórt), led by the Soviet loyalist János Kádár. Despite the weighty influence of Moscow, the HSWP did garner a degree of ideological autonomy unheard of in other Soviet Bloc countries, paving the way for liberalizing economic measures in the 1970s and 1980s. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the HSWP ceased to exist as a Marxist party, transforming itself in 1989 into the moderate Hungarian Socialist Party.
Historical dictionary of Marxism. David Walker and Daniel Gray . 2014.
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