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Gábor Vajna

In office
16 October 1944 – 27 March 1945
Preceded by Péter Schell
Succeeded by Ferenc Erdei

Born November 4, 1891(1891-11-04)
Târgu Secuiesc.gif Kézdivásárhely, Hungary
Died 12 March 1946 (aged 54)
Coat of arms of Budapest.png Budapest, Hungary
Political party Arrow Cross Party
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is Vajna Gábor. This article uses the Western name order.
Ministers of the Arrow Cross Party government. Gábor Vajna is in the third from left of the upper row.

Gábor Vajna (4 November 1891 – 12 March 1946) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Interior Minister between 1944 and 1945. He made lot of orders against the Jews. After the fall of Budapest he tried to escape into Western Europe but the arrival American troops captured him with other members of the Arrow Cross Party's government. He was tried by the People's Tribunal in Budapest in open sessions and sentenced to death for war crimes and high treason. Vajna was hanged in 1946 in Budapest (on the same day, than Ferenc Szálasi).


Political offices
Preceded by
Péter Schell
Interior Minister
Succeeded by
Ferenc Erdei


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