Károly Soós (Minister of Defence)

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Károly Soós
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Born(1869-07-28)28 July 1869
Nagyszeben, Kingdom of Hungary
Died24 June 1953(1953-06-24) (aged 83)
Steinfort, Luxembourg
AllegianceAustria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
 Kingdom of Hungary
Years of service1890–1922
UnitFourth Austro-Hungarian Army, Thirty-third Pawn Brigade, Eleventh Austro-Hungarian Army
Battles/warsWorld War I
AwardsOrder of Leopold, Order of the Iron Crown, Military Merit Medal

Vitéz Károly Soós de Bádok (28 July 1869 – 24 June 1953) was a Hungarian military officer and politician, who served as Minister of Defence in 1920. He participated in the working of revolutionary counter-government organizations on Szeged against the Hungarian Soviet Republic. Soós became the first Chief of Army Staff of the National Army.


Political offices
Preceded by
István Friedrich
Minister of Defence
Succeeded by
István Sréter