Károly Soós (Minister of Defence)

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Károly Soós
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Born 28 July 1869 (1869-07-28)
Nagyszeben, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 24 June 1953 (1953-06-25) (aged 83)
Steinfort, Luxembourg
Allegiance Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
Kingdom of Hungary (1920–46) Kingdom of Hungary
Years of service 1890–1922
Rank General
Unit Fourth Austro-Hungarian Army, Thirty-third Pawn Brigade, Eleventh Austro-Hungarian Army
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Order of Leopold, Order of the Iron Crown, Military Merit Medal
The native form of this personal name is Vitéz bádoki Soós Károly. This article uses the Western name order.

Vitéz Károly Soós de Bádok (28 July 1869 – 24 June 1953) was a Hungarian military officer and politician, who served as Minister of Defence in 1920. He participated in the working of revolutionary counter-government organizations on Szeged against the Hungarian Soviet Republic. Soós became the first Chief of Army Staff of the National Army.

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Political offices
Preceded by
István Friedrich
Minister of Defence
1920
Succeeded by
István Sréter