Vince Nagy

Vince Nagy de Losonc (4 March 1886, Szatmárnémeti (Satu Mare) – 1 June 1965, New York City) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Interior Minister between 1918 and 1919 during the Hungarian Democratic Republic. After the establishment of the Hungarian Soviet Republic, he returned to Szatmárnémeti, where the occupying Romanian Army imprisoned him for 9 months. From 1922, he was a lawyer. From 1928, he was the chairman of the Independence Party. After the German occupation (March 21, 1944) Nagy had to escape because of his anti-Nazi views. After the Second World War, he rejected the cooperation with the Hungarian Communist Party (as a Smallholders Party member), that is why he was excluded with 18 other members from the party.

Vince Nagy
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Minister of the Interior of Hungary
In office
12 December 1918 – 21 March 1919
Preceded byTivadar Batthyány
Succeeded byJenő Landler and Béla Vágó
Personal details
Born(1886-03-04)4 March 1886
Szatmárnémeti, Austria-Hungary (today Satu Mare, Romania)
Died1 June 1965(1965-06-01) (aged 79)
New York City, United States
Political partyIndependence Party, FKGP, Hungarian Freedom Party, Hungarian Independence Party

From 1948, he lived in the United States. He took part in Hungarian emigrant politics; among other positions, he was an advisor at the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Tivadar Batthyány
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Jenő Landler and Béla Vágó