Magyar Népköztársaság
Hungarian People's Republic
Client state of the Soviet Union
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State Flag State Emblem
Capital Budapest
Official language Hungarian
Religion None (State atheism)
Government Marxist–Leninist Single-party state, totalitarian dictatorship
 - 1918-1919 Mihály Károlyi
 - 1919 Gyula Peidl
Prime Minister
 - 1919 Dénes Berinkey
Legislature National Council
Historical era Interwar period Cold War
 - Revolutions and interventions in Hungary 16 November 1918
 - Soviet Republic proclaimed 21 March 1919
 - State re-established 1 August 1919
 - Disestablished 7 August 1919
Currency Hungarian korona
The First Hungarian Republic was a short-lived client state.