Pál Pesthy

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Pál Pesthy
Minister of Justice of Hungary
In office
13 March 1924 – 8 January 1929
Preceded by István Bethlen
Succeeded by István Bethlen
Personal details
Born (1873-07-09)July 9, 1873
Uzdborjád, Austria-Hungary
Died 7 May 1952(1952-05-07) (aged 78)
Sárszentlőrinc, People's Republic of Hungary
Political party Unity Party
Spouse(s) Szeréna Belák
Children Márta
Profession politician, jurist
The native form of this personal name is Pesthy Pál. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Pál Pesthy (9 July 1873 - 7 May 1952) was a Hungarian politician and jurist, who served as Minister of Justice between 1924 and 1929. During his ministership the law being about the House of Magnates' organization (1926 XXII), some institutions of civil law, the forensic organisation's modification (1924 XV) and the last recommendation of the Civil Code were made (1928). From 1929 to 1931 he was the chairman of the Unity Party. He was a member of the House of Magnates from 1940.


Political offices
Preceded by
István Bethlen
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
István Bethlen