Zsigmond Járai

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Zsigmond Járai
Minister of Finance of Hungary
In office
8 July 1998 – 31 December 2000
Preceded by Péter Medgyessy
Succeeded by Mihály Varga
Personal details
Born (1951-12-29) December 29, 1951 (age 65)
Biharkeresztes, People's Republic of Hungary
Political party Independent
Profession politician, economist

Zsigmond Járai (born 29 December 1951) is a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Finance between 1998 and 2000. He was the President of the Budapest Stock Exchange between 1996 and 1998. After his ministership he was appointed President of the Hungarian National Bank. Járai was succeeded by András Simor in 2007.


Political offices
Preceded by
Péter Medgyessy
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Mihály Varga
Preceded by
György Surányi
Governor of the Hungarian National Bank
Succeeded by
András Simor