We cannot forget the ethos of November 1989
Gábor Záslós was born on 7th April 1951 in Bratislava. He grew up near Dunajska Streda, finished the Secondary Vocational School of Forestry in Modra and graduated at Grammar School while working. Afterwards he completed a law degree in Prague. In the 80s he was a lawyer in an agricultural cooperative and lived in Dunajska Streda. Through his friends he was in regular connection with Hungarian people and perceived different character of the totalitarian system in Hungary and Czechoslovakia. In the summer of 1989 he took part in so-called Paneuropean picnic in Sopron. After the Velvet Revolution he was a co-opted to the Federal Parliament for the Independent Hungarian Iniciative and was also a deputy prime minister for legislation in the first Mečiar‘s government. He left politics in 1992. He was one of the founding members of Klub 1989.