Károly Soós (Minister of Defence)

Vitéz Károly Soós de Bádok (28 July 1869 – 24 June 1953) was a Hungarian military officer and politician, who served as Minister of Defence in 1920. He participated in the working of revolutionary counter-government organizations on Szeged against the Hungarian Soviet Republic. Soós became the first Chief of Army Staff of the National Army.

Károly Soós
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Born(1869-07-28)28 July 1869
Nagyszeben, Kingdom of Hungary
Died24 June 1953(1953-06-24) (aged 83)
Steinfort, Luxembourg
AllegianceAustria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
 Kingdom of Hungary
Years of service1890–1922
UnitFourth Austro-Hungarian Army, Thirty-third Pawn Brigade, Eleventh Austro-Hungarian Army
Battles/warsWorld War I
AwardsOrder of Leopold, Order of the Iron Crown, Military Merit Medal


Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Defence
Succeeded by