Dezső László

Colonel General Vitéz Dezső László (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈdɛʒø ˈviteːz ˈlaːslo], 23 July 1894, Lovászpatona, – 8 June 1949, Budapest) was a captain during World War I and general during World War II.[1] He was executed by the People's Republic of Hungary in 1949.

Dezső László
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Native name
László Dezső
Born(1894-07-23)23 July 1894
Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died8 June 1949(1949-06-08) (aged 54)
Budapest, Second Hungarian Republic
Allegiance Austria-Hungary (until 1918)
Hungary Kingdom of Hungary
Service/branchAustro-Hungarian Army
Royal Hungarian Army
Years of service1911–1945
RankVezérezredes (Colonel General)
Battles/warsWorld War I
World War II

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CitationsEdit

  1. ^ Knightly Order of Vitéz. Vitéz László Dezső. Accessed on 10 June 2009.
  2. ^ Fellgiebel 2000.

BibliographyEdit

  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) [1986]. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 — Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches] (in German). Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6.
  • Kovács, Attila Ótott (2006). Die ungarischen Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes. Ranis: Scherzers Militaer-Verl. ISBN 978-3-938845-02-8.

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Military offices
Preceded by
Lieutenant-General Béla Miklós
Commander of the Hungarian First Army
16 October 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by
none