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Documents of György and Miklós Krassó (1956-1989)

György Krassó in his home with Ágnes Háy, 1984. György Krassó in his home with Ágnes Háy, 1984.
The collection commemorates the life and historical documents collected by György Krassó, who was a significant figure of the Hungarian democratic opposition in the 1960-1980s. In his political dissident, Krassó was the founder of the Hungarian October Free Press Information Bureau in London. Its documents are a rich source on the late socialist period and the regime change in Hungary.



  • English
  • Hungarian

Name of collection

  • Documents of György and Miklós Krassó (1956-1989)

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • Unknown type: 1000-
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 500-999


Stakeholder(s) of the collection

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • international


Date of founding

  • 1995

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content

Access type

  • parts are closed to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Pál, Zoltán


Modor Ádám: Célkeresztben Krassó [Krassó in Target]. Kairosz Kiadó, Budapest, 2006.

Csiffáry Gabriella: '56 izzó ősze volt... Pillanatképek a forradalom napjairól [It was the fervent autumn of '56... Snapshots on the Days of Uprising]. Budapest Főváros Levéltára, Budapest, 2006.

Háy, Ágnes, interview by Pál, Zoltán, September 23, 2016. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

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