Dezső Keresztury

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Dezső Keresztury
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Minister of Religion and Education of Hungary
In office
15 November 1945 – 14 March 1947
Preceded by Géza Teleki
Succeeded by Gyula Ortutay
Personal details
Born (1904-09-06)6 September 1904
Zalaegerszeg, Austria-Hungary
Died 30 April 1996(1996-04-30) (aged 91)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party National Peasant Party
Profession writer, poet, politician
The native form of this personal name is Keresztury Dezső. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Dezső Keresztury (6 September 1904 – 30 April 1996) was a Hungarian poet and politician, who served as Minister of Religion and Education between 1945 and 1947. He became a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1982.


Political offices
Preceded by
Géza Teleki
Minister of Religion and Education
Succeeded by
Gyula Ortutay