List of political parties in Hungary

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This article lists political parties in Hungary. Since the fall of Communism, Hungary again has been using a multi-party system. Currently, the political landscape of Hungary is dominated by the Fidesz (Hungarian Civic Union), which has an absolute majority, while the largest party of the opposition is Jobbik.

Active parties

Parties represented in the National Assembly or the European Parliament

Logo Name Abbr. Ideology MPs MEPs
2018 Present
Fidesz – Hungarian Civic Alliance
Fidesz - Magyar Polgári Szövetség
Fidesz Right-wing populism[1]
National conservatism
Soft Euroscepticism
117 117 11
Movement for a Better Hungary
Jobbik Magyarországért Mozgalom
Jobbik Hungarian nationalism
26 25 3
Christian Democratic People's Party
Kereszténydemokrata Néppárt
KDNP Christian democracy
Social conservatism
16 16 1
Hungarian Socialist Party
Magyar Szocialista Párt
MSZP Social democracy
16 16 2
Democratic Coalition
Demokratikus Koalíció
DK Social liberalism


9 9 2
Politics Can Be Different
Lehet Más a Politika
LMP Green politics
Third Way
8 8 1
Párbeszéd Green liberalism 3 3 1
Our Home Movement
Mi Hazánk Mozgalom
Mi Hazánk Hungarian nationalism
0 1 0
Together - Party for a New Era
Együtt - A Korszakváltók Pártja
Együtt Social democracy
Social liberalism
1 0 0
Hungarian Liberal Party
Magyar Liberális Párt
MLP Liberalism
Economic liberalism
1 1 0
National Self-Government of Germans in Hungary
Magyarországi Németek Országos Önkormányzata
MNOÖ German-Hungarian interests 1 1 0

Parties not represented in the National Assembly or the European Parliament

Defunct parties

Before the Hungarian Revolution of 1848

List of political parties in Hungary before the Hungarian Revolution of 1848
English name Hungarian name Active Ideology
Classical liberalism
Conservative PartyKonzervatív Párt(1846-1849)Conservatism
Liberal conservatism
Opposition PartyEllenzéki Párt(1847-1849)Classical liberalism
National liberalism
Peace PartyBékepárt(1848-1849)Peace with Austria

Between the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 and the Ausgleich (1867)

After the Revolution of 1848 three different political directions were created - '47ers, '48ers and '49ers.

List of political parties in Hungary between the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 and the Ausgleich (1867)
English name Hungarian name Active Ideology
Address PartyFelirati párt(1861-1865)Ideology of the '48ers
National liberalism
Resolution PartyHatározati párt(1861)Ideology of the '49ers
Radical liberalism
Left CentreBalközép(1865-1875)Ideology of the '48ers (before the Ausgleich (1867))
Ideology of the '49ers (after the Ausgleich (1867))

During the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867-1918)

List of political parties in Hungary during the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1867-1918)
English name Hungarian name Active Ideology
Principled Left CentreElvhű Balközép(1873-1874)'48 ideology
Far-LeftSzélsőbal(1861-1874)'49 ideology (before the Ausgleich (1867))
'67 ideology (after the Ausgleich (1867)))
Deák PartyDeák Párt(1865-1875)'48 ideology (before the Ausgleich (1867))
'67 ideology (after the Ausgleich (1867))
Liberal PartyLiberális Párt / Szabadelvű Párt(1875-1906)classical liberalism
'67 ideology
Independence PartyFüggetlenségi Párt(1874-1884)'48 ideology
Independence Party of 1848Negyvennyolcas Függetlenségi Párt(1874–1884)'48 ideology
National Antisemitic PartyOrszágos Antiszemita Párt(1883-1892)Antisemitism
Party of Independence and '48Függetlenségi és 48-as Párt(1884–1945)Classical liberalism
'48 ideology
MSZDPMagyar Szociáldemokrata Párt(1890-?)Social democracy
Catholic People's PartyKatolikus Néppárt(1894-1918)Christian socialism
National Constitution PartyOrszágos Alkotmánypárt(1905–1918)Classical liberalism
'67 ideology
National Party of WorkNemzeti Munkapárt(1910-1918)Classical liberalism
'67 ideology
Radical Civic PartyPolgári Radikális Párt(1914-1919)Civic radicalism
48-er Constitution Party48-as Alkotmánypárt(1918)'48 ideology
Classical liberalism
Independent Socialist PartyFüggetlen Szocialista Párt(1897-1905)Socialism
Agrarian socialism

During the First Hungarian Republic (1918-1919, 1919-1920)

During the Kingdom of Hungary (1920-1945)

During the Second Hungarian Republic (1946-1949)

During the Hungarian People's Republic (1949-1989)

During the Third Republic (since 1989)

See also


  1. "The Hungarian Tragedy". Retrieved 7 November 2017.
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