|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary|
14 December 1973 – 8 July 1983
|Preceded by||János Péter|
|Succeeded by||Péter Várkonyi|
2 February 1921|
Battonya, Kingdom of Hungary
5 July 2008 87) (aged|
|Political party||MKP, MDP, MSZMP|
He worked as a typographer from 1934 until the end of the Second World War. Then he entered to the Hungarian Communist Party. He was the Hungarian ambassador to Sweden between 1953 and 1955. After that he represented Hungary in Norway, Denmark and Austria. Between 1959 and 1963 he served as deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
After that he was the party's (then already MSZMP) Central Committee's head of the Department of Foreign Affairs. In 1973 he was appointed minister. From 1983 he served as ambassador to Finland. He had many publications about the Hungarian foreign policy. In 1988 Puja published his biography.
- Hungary' 82, Pannonia Press, 1983, p. 92
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