Miklós Bonczos

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Miklós Bonczos
Bonczos Miklós (1897-1971).jpg
Minister of the Interior
In office
17 August 1944 – 12 October 1944
Preceded by Andor Jaross
Succeeded by Péter Schell
Personal details
Born (1897-09-16)September 16, 1897
Nagyszalonta, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary
Died 1 August 1971(1971-08-01) (aged 73)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Political party Party of Hungarian Life, Party of National Unity
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Bonczos Miklós. This article uses the Western name order.

Miklós Bonczos (Nagyszalonta, Hungary 16 September 1897 – Buenos Aires, Argentina 1 August 1971) was a Hungarian politician.

  • 1915: Graduated Ludovika military academy in 1915.
  • 1919: Awarded Vitéz order for distinguished services in WWI.
  • 1925: Graduated Budapest University´s Law School.
  • 1937: Csongrád county head.
  • 1939-1944: Member of the Parliament.
  • August 17, 1944-October 12, 1944: Minister of the Interior for the Géza Lakatos administration. Due to health problems, could not fulfill his duties. Béla Horváth was appointed acting interior minister as state secretary on September 9.

Bonczos left Hungary before the Soviet troops captured Budapest. He later emigrated to Argentina, where he died.


Political offices
Preceded by
Andor Jaross
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Péter Schell