Valéria Benke

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Valéria Benke
Minister of Education of Hungary
In office
28 January 1958 – 13 September 1961
Preceded by Gyula Kállai
Succeeded by Pál Ilku
Personal details
Born (1920-06-26)26 June 1920
Gyönk, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 7 June 2009(2009-06-07) (aged 88)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party KMP, MKP, MDP, MSZMP
Profession politician

Valéria Benke (26 June 1920 – 7 June 2009) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Education between 1958 and 1961. She was also the head of Kossuth Rádió.[1]


  1. ^ Gati, Charles (September 2006). Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt. Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-5606-6.  (page 145)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gyula Kállai
Minister of Education
Succeeded by
Pál Ilku