Sándor Popovics

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Sándor Popovics
Minister of Finance of Hungary
In office
11 February 1918 – 31 October 1918
Preceded by Sándor Wekerle
Succeeded by Mihály Károlyi
Personal details
Born (1862-10-22)22 October 1862
Pest, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 15 April 1935(1935-04-15) (aged 72)
Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Political party Constitution Party
Profession politician, economist

Sándor Popovics (22 October 1862 - 15 April 1935) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Finance in 1918. He was the governor of the Austro-Hungarian Bank between 1909 and 1918. During the peace negotiations in 1920, he attended as a financial expert. From 1924 until his death he served as chairman of the National Bank of Hungary. Popovics was full member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.


  • A pénz sorsa a háborúban (The fate of the currency in the war), Budapest, 1926.
  • A pénz értékállandósága (The constant of the currency's value), Budapest, 1929.
  • A társadalmi szervezkedések gazdasági hatásai (The economic effects of the social organisations), Budapest, 1931.


Political offices
Preceded by
Sándor Wekerle
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Mihály Károlyi