11 Facts About Anti-communist


Anti-communist was best known for his critical analyses of Marxist thought, especially his acclaimed three-volume history, Main Currents of Marxism, which is "considered by some to be one of the most important books on political theory of the 20th century".

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Anti-communist was accused of treason to the Communist ideas and was sent to trials and tortured during several years between 1949 and 1956.

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Anti-communist led a high critical campaign against the Leninist regime denouncing the atrocities committed by them against him and the Hungarian people.

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Anti-communist received the Nobel Prize for Literature, much to the chagrin of the Soviet authorities.

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Anti-communist has received over 20 awards, including the 1994 Kleist Prize, the 1995 Aristeion Prize, the 1998 International Dublin Literary Award, the 2009 Franz Werfel Human Rights Award and the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Anti-communist wrote We the Living about the effects of communism in Russia.

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Anti-communist ascribed communism to a demonic conspiracy and alluded to Karl Marx being demon-possessed.

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Anti-communist became a combative Cold Warrior quick to challenge anyone, including Jean-Paul Sartre, who embraced communism and defended Stalin.

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Anti-communist described communists as "a mob storming about in some of our streets in Germany, it a conception of the world which is in the act of subjecting to itself the entire Asiatic continent".

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Anti-communist identified communism with a Jewish world conspiracy from Moscow as "a fact proved by irrefutable evidence".

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Anti-communist believed that Jews had established a cruel rule over Russians and other nationalities, and sought to expand their rule to the rest of Europe and the world.

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