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Konrád György


1933 born in Debrecen
1956 completed his studies in sociology, psychology and literature
1959-73 Sociologist and social worker
1974 arrested for his volume of essays along with his co-author Iván Szelényi; this established his central role in the Opposition
1970s received various scholarships from foreign universities
1988-89 involved in the Free Democrats' Party
1990-93 President of PEN International
1991 one of the founding members of the "Democratic Charta"
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