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Ferenc Keresztes-Fischer

In office
24 August 1931 – 4 March 1935
Preceded by Béla Scitovszky
Succeeded by Miklós Kozma
In office
13 May 1938 – 22 March 1944
Preceded by József Széll
Succeeded by Andor Jaross

Born February 18, 1881(1881-02-18)
Pecs, COA.jpg Pécs, Hungary
Died 3 March 1948 (aged 67)
Wien 3 Wappen.svg Vienna, Austria
Political party KNEP, Unity Party, Party of National Unity
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Keresztes-Fischer Ferenc. This article uses the Western name order.

Ferenc Keresztes-Fischer (18 Februar 1881 – 3 March 1948) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Interior Minister twice; between 1931-1935 and 1938-1944. He controlled the police terror against left wing movements. During the Second World War he was an active supporter of governor Miklós Horthy, he joined to the Bethlen-Kállay coservative group, which wanted to make a relation with the United States and the United Kingdom for the treatment with the Allies. After the Nazi occupation he was imprisoned in a concentration camp. He lived in emigration.


Political offices
Preceded by
Béla Scitovszky
Interior Minister
Succeeded by
Miklós Kozma
Preceded by
József Széll
Interior Minister
Succeeded by
Andor Jaross
Preceded by
László Bárdossy
Minister of Foreign Affairs

Succeeded by
Miklós Kállay


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