Lt. Col. Istvan Belovai

 

Istvan Belovai was Assistant Military Attaché at the Hungarian Embassy in London.

He was arrested in Budapest on July 10, 1985 and sentenced to life in prison by a military court.

After collapse of Communism Belovai was released from prison in September 1990.

The Hungarian democratic authorities refused to grant him a full pardon.

Towards the end of 1990 he left for the United States and settled in Colorado.

 He was granted American citizenship in 1992.

Update:

István Belovai died in Denver, Colorado November 6, 2009. He was 71.

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