Laszlo Solyom

President Solyom to be laid to rest on October 18

Former President Laszlo Solyom will be laid to rest at Fiumei Street cemetery in a Roman Catholic ceremony on Oct 18 at midday, the National Heritage Institute said in a statement.

Solyom was also the first president of the Constitutional Court and a university professor.

Mass will be celebrated at 10.15am in the Heart of Jesus Jesuit Church.

Solyom’s family have asked for their complete privacy to be respected at both the Mass and at the funeral.

Mourners are asked to arrive on time and declare their intention to participate in advance by writing to

The former head of state died on Oct 8 after a long illness.

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