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Gyula Horn
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Prime Minister of Hungary
In office
15 July 1994 – 6 July 1998
President Árpád Göncz
Preceded by Péter Boross
Succeeded by Viktor Orbán
Member of the National Assembly
In office
2 May 1990 – 13 May 2010
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
10 May 1989 – 23 May 1990
Prime Minister Miklós Németh
Preceded by Péter Várkonyi
Succeeded by Géza Jeszenszky
Personal details
Born (1932-07-05)5 July 1932
Budapest, Hungary
Died 19 June 2013(2013-06-19) (aged 80)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party MSZP (1989–2013)
Other political
affiliations
MDP (1954–1956)
MSZMP (1956–1989)
Spouse(s) Anna Király
Children Anna
Gyula
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Gyula Horn (5 July 1932 – 19 June 2013) was a Hungarian socialist politician who was Prime Minister of Hungary from 15 July 1994 until 6 July 1998.

Horn was born in Budapest. He played a major role in the demolishing of the Iron Curtain (Berlin Wall) in the German Democratic Republic in 1989.

In 1990, Horn won the Charlemagne Prize.

Horn died in Budapest on 19 June 2013 from frontotemporal dementia, at the age of 80.

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