An online discussion about Balázs Ablonczy’s book entitled “Pál Teleki (1879–1941)” – 17 June 2020

The discussion can be viewed on IPNtv and the IPN’s Facebook at 3:00 p.m.


Orsolya Zsuzsanna Kovács Ph.D.– the Ambassador of Hungary to Poland and Jarosław Szarek Ph.D. – the President of the Institute of National Remembrance  would like to invite everyone to an online discussion about  Balázs Ablonczy’s book entitled “Pál Teleki (1879–1941)” on 17 June 2020 at 3:00 p.m.


The participants of the discussion:

  • Balázs Ablonczy, Ph.D. – the author
  • János Tischler, Ph.D. – the Director of the Institute of Hungarian Culture in Warsaw
  • Michał Przeperski, Ph.D. – a historian, the IPN Gdańsk Branch
  • Moderator: Szymon Brzeziński – the translator of the book



The organizers: the Hungarian Embassy, the Institute of National Remembrance


Partners: the Institute of Hungarian Culture in Warsaw, the “Zgrupowanie Radosław” Historical Group, Bojowe Schrony Proszowice.

The book is the first full monograph devoted to Teleky which has been published in Polish. Thus, the Polish reader gains the opportunity to find out about his extraordinary life. It is a biography which depicts the complexity of both the history of Hungary and Europe in the first half of the 20th century.

Pál Teleki (1879–1941) is one of the 20th-century Hungarian politicians who is most often mentioned in public debate alongside with the leader of interwar Hungary, Miklós Horthy. Two-time Prime Minister, minister, tireless organizer, Teleki skillfully combined the role of a researcher, ideologist and educator. He is one of the figures which are most closely associated with the recent history of Polish-Hungarian relations.


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