Károly Janza

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Károly Janza
Born (1914-04-11)11 April 1914
Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 21 June 2001(2001-06-21) (aged 87)
Budapest, Hungary
Years of service 1949–1958
Rank Lieutenant General
The native form of this personal name is Janza Károly. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Károly Janza (11 April 1914 – 21 June 2001)[1] was a Hungarian military officer and politician, who served as Minister of Defence during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. He tried to get the insurgents to the capitulation but he could not achieve this.


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Political offices
Preceded by
István Bata
Minister of Defence
Succeeded by
Pál Maléter