Valéria Benke

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Valéria Benke
Minister of Education of Hungary
In office
28 January 1958 – 13 September 1961
Preceded by Gyula Kállai
Succeeded by Pál Ilku
Personal details
Born (1920-06-26)26 June 1920
HUN Gyönk COA.jpg Gyönk, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 7 June 2009(2009-06-07) (aged 88)
Coat of arms of Budapest.png Budapest, Hungary
Political party KMP, MKP, MDP, MSZMP
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Benke Valéria. This article uses the Western name order.

Valéria Benke (26 June 1920 – 7 June 2009) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Education between 1958 and 1961. She was also the head of Kossuth Rádió.[1]


  1. ^ Gati, Charles (September 2006). Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt. Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-5606-6.  (page 145)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gyula Kállai
Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Pál Ilku