Lajos Walko

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Lajos Walko
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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
In office
5 March 1925 – 9 December 1930
Preceded by Tibor Scitovszky
Succeeded by Gyula Károlyi
In office
24 August 1931 – 1 October 1932
Preceded by Gyula Károlyi
Succeeded by Endre Puky
Personal details
Born (1880-10-30)30 October 1880
Coat of arms of Budapest.png Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died 10 January 1954(1954-01-10) (aged 73)
Visegrád, People's Republic of Hungary
Political party Unity Party
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Walko Lajos. This article uses the Western name order.

Lajos Walko (30 October 1880 - 10 January 1954) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1925 and 1930. Around half year ago he was also appointed to this position. He worked for the Ministry of Finance. He served as interim Minister of Finance twice and Minister of Trade. As foreign minister he carried a considerable role the Horthy system happened to an external loan in his financial stabilisation. From 1938 he was the president of the Hungarian Commercial Bank in Budapest.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tibor Kállay
Minister of Finance
Acting

1924
Succeeded by
Frigyes Korányi
Preceded by
Tibor Scitovszky
Minister of Foreign Affairs
1925–1930
Succeeded by
Gyula Károlyi
Preceded by
Gyula Károlyi
Minister of Foreign Affairs
1931–1932
Succeeded by
Endre Puky