Northern (N): Hungary (NH). Internal Political Situation in Hungary


A file containing documents relating to the Hungarian uprising. Documents in the file include telegrams from the British embassy in Budapest reporting on the progress of a Hungarian general strike; Hungarian government attempts to end the strike; and Hungarian army officers being made to sign statements supporting the Kádár regime. Issues discussed in the file include the United Nations' handling of the crisis, including a resolution about deportations to Siberia; the creation of a working group to consider the issue; and a visit to Budapest by the U.N. Secretary General. Other documents discussed include telegrams from the Hungarian government protesting the legitimacy of the U.N.'s involvement in Hungary; correspondence comparing the Hungary crisis and the British action in Greece following the Second World War; and a telegram from the Soviet government to Queen Elizabeth II, which the Soviet government accepted had been a mistake and had requested to withdraw.
india cuba united kingdom elections hungary greece united nations anti-semitism czechoslovakia deportation international relations italy jews journalists law passports police raw materials sweden telecommunications visas humanitarian aid siberia economic aid red cross military operations dwight d. eisenhower suez crisis royalty diplomatic missions american foreign policy industrial action Anglo-Soviet relations Soviet press János Kádár diplomatic officials military movements Hungarian-Soviet relations Pravda press conferences Thomas Brimelow Patrick Reilly Dissent, Resistance, and Human Rights Soviet troops abroad military withdrawal military dispositions Soviet army Hungarian Uprising Hungarian government Elizabeth II Anglo-Swedish relations workers' councils Anglo-Indian relations Selwyn Lloyd Sovietology Ivone Kirkpatrick William Hayter Jawaharlal Nehru Pierson Dixon Kliment Voroshilov Dag Hammarskjöld Geoffrey Wallinger Ferenc Münnich Leslie Fry
Collection ID
Cuba Czechoslovakia Greece India Italy Sweden United Kingdom
Department Reference
Code NH files 10110/581-10110/611
Document Type
Correspondence Reports Memoranda
File Reference
FO 371/122392
Key Events
Hungarian Uprising
Documents in this file were retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act 1958.
Persons Discussed
Dag Hammarskjöld Dwight D. Eisenhower Elizabeth II Ferenc Münnich Geoffrey Wallinger Ivone Kirkpatrick János Kádár Jawaharlal Nehru Kliment Voroshilov Leslie Fry Patrick Reilly Pierson Dixon Selwyn Lloyd Thomas Brimelow William Hayter
Published in
United Kingdom
Subject Countries
International Relations Dissent, Resistance, and Human Rights

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