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Documents of György and Miklós Krassó (1956-1989)

The collection commemorates the life and historical documents collected by György Krassó, who was a significant figure of the Hungarian democratic opposition in the 1960-1980s.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

Last edited on: 2021-03-09 11:48:49