László Nagy

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Dr. László Nagy (born September 2, 1921, was the Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement from May 1 1968 to October 31 1988. A Swiss citizen of Hungarian origin, Dr. Nagy is a sociologist, historian and Doctor of Political Science, a former journalist and the author of a number of books on politics. In 1966, Dr. Nagy undertook a two year critical study of the Scouting movement around the world, financed by the Ford Foundation. In 1968, WOSM invited him to put his recommendations into practice and appointed him to his WOSM post, for a three year term that eventually lasted 20 years.

Nagy was awarded the Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting, in 1977.

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See also

World Organization of the Scout Movement
Preceded by
Richard T. Lund
Secretary General
Succeeded by
Jacques Moreillon