Péter Várkonyi

Péter Várkonyi
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
In office
8 July 1983  10 May 1989
Preceded by Frigyes Puja
Succeeded by Gyula Horn
Personal details
Born (1931-04-03)3 April 1931
Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 14 October 2008(2008-10-14) (aged 77)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party MSZMP
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Várkonyi Péter. This article uses the Western name order.

Péter Várkonyi (3 April 1931 – 14 October 2008) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1983 and 1989. After that he was the ambassador to the United States until 1990.


Political offices
Preceded by
Frigyes Puja
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Gyula Horn
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Vencel Házi
Hungarian Ambassador to the United States
Succeeded by
Péter Zwack

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