Imre Oltványi

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Imre Oltványi
Minister of Finance of Hungary
In office
21 Jule 1945 – 15 November 1945
Preceded by István Vásáry
Succeeded by Ferenc Gordon
Personal details
Born (1893-02-20)February 20, 1893
Bácsalmás, Austria-Hungary
Died 13 January 1963(1963-01-13) (aged 69)
Budapest, People's Republic of Hungary
Political party FKGP
Profession politician, economist
The native form of this personal name is Oltványi Imre. This article uses the Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Imre Oltványi (20 February 1893 – 13 January 1963) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Finance in 1945 in the Interim National Government. He studied at the University of Budapest. Between 1920 and 1921 he was the secretary of the National Agriculture Association. He was a founding member of the Smallholders' Party. Towards the end of the Second World War he participated in resistant movements against the Arrow Cross Party government.

After the war he was appointed head of the National Bank of Hungary. After his short ministership he served in this position again. Oltványi was member of the National Assembly between 1945 and 1947. He served as ambassador to Switzerland between 1947 and 1948. After that he was the director of the Hungarian National Museum until 1950 and of the Museum of Fine Arts until 1952.


Political offices
Preceded by
István Vásáry
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Ferenc Gordon