Károly Huszár

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Károly Huszár
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Head of State of Hungary
Acting
In office
24 November 1919 – 1 March 1920
Preceded by István Friedrich
Succeeded by Miklós Horthy (Regent)
Prime Minister of Hungary
In office
24 November 1919 – 15 March 1920
Preceded by István Friedrich
Succeeded by Sándor Simonyi-Semadam
Personal details
Born (1882-09-10)10 September 1882
Nussdorf
Died 29 October 1941(1941-10-29) (aged 59)
Budapest, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Political party Catholic People's Party, KNEP, Unity Party, Party of National Unity
Profession politician, teacher
The native form of this personal name is sárvári Huszár Károly. This article uses the Western name order.

Károly Huszár de Sárvár (1882–1941) was a Hungarian politician who served as prime minister and acting Head of State of Hungary from 1919 to 1920.

Biography[edit]

Huszár was born in 1882 Nussdorf (now Germany). In 1919 with the collapse of the communist Hungarian Soviet Republic, he was appointed Minister of Religion and Education in an interim cabinet composed of former members of the anti-Communist government in Szeged.

In November 1919 Huszár was appointed Prime Minister and provisional head of state. He served until the official re-establishment of the Kingdom of Hungary on 1 March 1920.

Károly Huszár died on 29 October 1941 in Budapest at the age of 59 years.

References[edit]

  • Hungarian Biographical Lexicon
  • Macartney, C. A.:October fifteenth : a history of modern Hungary, 1929–1945, p. 23-25. Edinburgh : The University Press, 1957
  • Szilassy, Sándor: "Hungary at the Brink of the Cliff 1918–1919", East European Quarterly 3(1), 1969, p. 95-109
Political offices
Preceded by
Sándor Imre
Minister of Religion and Education
1919
Succeeded by
István Haller
Preceded by
István Friedrich
Acting Head of State of Hungary
1919–1920
Succeeded by
Miklós Horthy
Prime Minister of Hungary
1919–1920
Succeeded by
Sándor Simonyi-Semadam