The Fidesz supermajority of Hungary's National Assembly passes a bill, which takes the entire research network away from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and hands them to a new government-backed organisation.
Fidesz's Katalin Novák is elected the first female president of Hungary by the National Assembly.
The Hungarian National Assembly passes a law banning content depicting or promoting same-sex relationships and gender reassignment to anyone under the age of 18. 157 MPs voted in favor, with all opposition parties except the far-right Jobbik boycotting the vote.
Hungarian MEP, EPP Chief Whip and Vice-President, and one of the founders of the anti-LGBT Fidesz party, József Szájer, resigns after being detained by police at a homosexual orgy in Brussels alongside several other diplomats. He stands accused by Belgian authorities of being in possession of illegal drugs and violating COVID-19 restrictions.
Voters in Hungary go to the polls for a parliamentary election with the Fidesz Party led by Viktor Orbán achieving a super-majority for the third election in a row.
The National Assembly of Hungary passes a bill that undermines the functioning of the Central European University (CEU). Academics and academic institutions worldwide have expressed support for CEU.
The National Assembly of Hungary approves the automatic detention of all asylum seekers who enter the country.
The National Assembly rejects Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's bill to block the settlement of refugees in Hungary. The far-right Jobbik party abstained from the vote, arguing the immigration ban should apply to all foreigners, and not just refugees.
Hungary's Defense Minister Csaba Hende resigns amid the refugee crisis. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán immediately replaced Hende with a member of his Fidesz party, István Simicskó.
Hungary's ruling Fidesz Party loses its two-thirds supermajority in the National Assembly after a left-wing independent candidate wins a by-election in a district based on the city of Veszprem. [http:--www.startribune.com-world-293478431.html (AP via "Star Tribune")]date=August 2019
Hungary's parliament passes a series of constitutional changes to counteract previous court rulings. Critics claim the move undermines the rule of law.