János Matolcsi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
János Matolcsi
Minister of Agriculture of Hungary
In office
15 November 1955 – 24 October 1956
Preceded by Ferenc Erdei
Succeeded by Béla Kovács
Personal details
Born (1923-11-20)20 November 1923
Berettyóújfalu, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 3 January 1983(1983-01-03) (aged 59)
Budapest, People's Republic of Hungary
Political party MDP
Profession politician

János Matolcsi (20 November 1923 – 3 January 1983) was a Hungarian Communist politician, who served as Minister of Agriculture from 1955 until the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. After the uprising he was the general director of the Hungarian Agricultural Museum (1957–1968).


Political offices
Preceded by
Ferenc Erdei
Minister of Agriculture
Succeeded by
Béla Kovács