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
Spouse(s) Mária Seiber
Mária Novák
Profession writer, poet, politician

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