Pál Szende

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Pál Szende
Minister of Finance of Hungary
In office
25 November 1918 – 21 March 1919
Preceded by Mihály Károlyi
Succeeded by Jenő Varga
Personal details
Born (1879-02-07)7 February 1879
Nyírbátor, Austria-Hungary
Died 15 July 1934(1934-07-15) (aged 55)
Seini, Kingdom of Romania
Political party Civil Radical Party
Profession politician, economist
The native form of this personal name is Szende Pál. This article uses the Western name order.

Pál Szende (7 February 1879 – 15 July 1934) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Finance between 1918 and 1919. From 1904 he worked as a lawyer. He participated in the radical political movement along with Oszkár Jászi. After the establishment of the Hungarian Soviet Republic he lived in Vienna. Szende took part in the Austrian Civil War after that he escaped to Czechoslovakia then Romania, where he died.


Political offices
Preceded by
Mihály Károlyi
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Jenő Varga