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Events in 1956

Imprisoned for alleged crimes against the People's Republic of Hungary since 1948, Cardinal József Mindszenty was released from prison on October 30. He was forced to seek political asylum at the United States Embassy during the Soviet Union's invasion in November.

Cardinal Mindszenty

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In the Year 1956

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