Jenő Landler (November 23, 1875 – February 25, 1928) was a Hungarian politician and socialist leader.
|Died||February 25, 1928 (aged 52)|
|Political party||Hungarian Communist Party|
Hungarian Social Democratic Party (before 1918)
|Parent(s)||Adolf Landler |
Born in to a Jewish family, he studied to be a lawyer and was drawn to the Social Democratic Party through his involvement in the ironworker's trade union movement. But he kept moving politically to the left and became a Communist. After the Hungarian Revolution of 1919 he became people's commissar of interior affairs in the new communist government. He was also a commander of the Hungarian Red Army fighting the foreign troops of the interventionists. After the fall of the Hungarian Soviet Republic he emigrated to Austria where he continued to be a leader of the exiled Hungarian communist movement.