Sándor Juhász Nagy

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Sándor Juhász Nagy
Minister of Religion and Education of Hungary
In office
22 December 1918 – 22 January 1919
Preceded by Márton Lovászy
Succeeded by János Vass (Minister of Religion)
Zsigmond Kunfi (Minister of Education)
Personal details
Born (1883-10-13)13 October 1883
Kaba, Austria-Hungary
Died 10 May 1946(1946-05-10) (aged 62)
Debrecen, Second Hungarian Republic
Political party Independence Party
Profession politician, jurist

Sándor Juhász Nagy (13 October 1883 – 10 May 1946) was a Hungarian politician, who served as State Secretary of Religion and Education between 1918 and 1919 with ministerial competence. He finished his law studies in Debrecen, Kolozsvár and Budapest. He worked as a lawyer in Debrecen from 1910. He was member of the National Assembly of Hungary between 1917 and 1919. He supported Mihály Károlyi, joined to the Károly Party, after the Independence Party was collapsed to two parts. Dénes Berinkey appointed him Minister of Justice on 25 January 1919.

After the establishment of the Hungarian Soviet Republic he retired from the politics and lived in Debrecen. Later he emigrated to Vienna, and only returned to Hungary in 1923. From the 1930s he participated in the oppositional liberal movements. Later he supported the politics of Endre Bajcsy-Zsilinszky. During the Operation Margarethe (19 March 1944) he was arrested by the Nazis for some days. He served as Deputy Speaker of the Interim National Assembly between 21 December 1944 and 5 September 1945. He was member of the assembly from 4 November 1945.


  • A magyar októberi forradalom története (History of the Hungarian October Revolution) – 1945, book about the Aster Revolution.


Political offices
Preceded by
Márton Lovászy
Minister of Religion and Education
Succeeded by
János Vass
Succeeded by
Zsigmond Kunfi
Preceded by
Dénes Berinkey
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
István Ládai