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
The native form of this personal name is Popovics Sándor. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

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