László Deseő

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László Deseő
Born 26 June 1893 (1893-06-26)
Sárospatak, Austria-Hungary
Died 25 June 1948 (1948-06-26) (aged 54)
Krasnoyarsk, Soviet Union
Allegiance Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
Hungary Kingdom of Hungary
Years of service 1913-1943
Rank Major General
Commands held 1st Corps (Hungarian Second Army)
Battles/wars World War I
World War II
The native form of this personal name is Deseő László. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

László Deseő (26 June 1893 - 25 June 1948) was a Hungarian military officer and diplomat, who served as artillery commander of the Hungarian Second Army's First Corps during the Second World War.

Deseő was captured after the Battle of Stalingrad. He died as a prisoner of war (his number was 8355) in the Soviet Union in 1948 one day before his 55th birthday.