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List of years in Hungary
Events in the year 2015 in Hungary .
János Áder is a Hungarian politician and lawyer who has been the President of Hungary since 10 May 2012. Previously he served as Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary from 1998 to 2002 and deputy chairman of the European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety from January to May 2012.
Viktor Mihály Orbán is a Hungarian politician serving as Prime Minister of Hungary since 2010. He also served as prime minister from 1998 to 2002. He is the present leader of the national conservative Fidesz party, a post he has held since 2003 and, previously, from 1993 to 2000.
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István Pásztor was a Hungarian cyclist. He competed in the 4,000 metres team pursuit at the 1952 Summer Olympics. He died on his 89th birthday on 2 January 2015.
János Zsombolyai was a Hungarian cinematographer, film director and screenwriter. His 1989 film Sentenced to Death was entered into the 40th Berlin International Film Festival.
Jenő Buzánszky was a Hungarian football player and coach. Buzánszky played as a right back for Hungary. During the 1950s he was a member of the legendary Hungarian national team known as the Mighty Magyars. Other members of the team included Ferenc Puskás, Zoltán Czibor, Sándor Kocsis, József Bozsik and Nándor Hidegkuti. He was the only member of the team not to play for either Honvéd or MTK Hungária FC. After 274 league games he retired as a player and became a coach. In 1996, he became a deputy chairman of the Hungarian Football Federation.
Hungary competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 232 competitors, 187 men and 45 women, took part in 134 events in 20 sports.
Hungary competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 189 competitors, 162 men and 27 women, took part in 107 events in 15 sports.
Hungary competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 182 competitors, 150 men and 32 women, took part in 111 events in 17 sports.
The Hungary national handball team is administered by the Hungarian Handball Federation.
The Kingdom of Hungary competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 216 competitors, 197 men and 19 women, took part in 104 events in 21 sports.
Hungary competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in Wembley Park, London, England. 128 competitors, 107 men and 21 women, took part in 76 events in 15 sports.
Hungary competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden. 108 competitors, 88 men and 20 women, took part in 80 events in 12 sports.
Hungary competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 184 competitors, 157 men and 27 women, took part in 107 events in 18 sports.
Hungary competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 167 competitors, 135 men and 32 women, took part in 116 events in 15 sports.
István Varga was a Hungarian international handball player and Olympic participant.
János Szathmári is a Hungarian handball goalkeeper, who plays for Balatonfüredi KSE.
István Pásztor is a Hungarian handball player, who plays for Nemzeti Bajnokság I team Balatonfüredi KSE.
Olga Törös was a Hungarian gymnast who competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, where she won a bronze medal in the women's team competition. Born in Debrecen, she was selected for the 1936 Games by a delegation attending a national tournament that was being held in her home town. Following the Olympics she received a degree in Physical Education from Semmelweis University and moved to Kecskemét in 1939, where she worked as a teacher for thirty five years. She received the Woman's Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hungarian Olympic Committee in 2011 and turned 100 in August 2014. She died on 16 February 2015 at the age of 100.
The National Academy of Handball is a Hungarian state-funded handball training and developing center run by the Hungarian Handball Federation. Located in Balatonboglár, it offers an integrated four year education for students in grades 9–12. In addition, it is open for Hungarian international junior handballers under a trilateral agreement between the academy, the players' club and the players itself.
The following lists events that happened during 2016 in Hungary.
György Pásztor is a Hungarian retired ice hockey player, and sport administrator.