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Sándor Wekerle Jr.
Minister of Finance of Hungary

In office
5 September 1928 – 24 August 1931
Preceded by János Bud
Succeeded by Gyula Károlyi
Personal details
Born (1878-06-26)June 26, 1878
Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died 23 December 1963(1963-12-23) (aged 85)
Budapest, People's Republic of Hungary
Political party Constitution Party, Unity Party
Profession Politician, economist

Sándor Wekerle the Younger (26 June 1878 - 23 December 1963) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Finance between 1928 and 1931. His father was Sándor Wekerle, who was the Prime Minister of Hungary at three times during the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Wekerle Jr. studied on the University of Budapest and other several universities in Europe. He was member of the House of Representatives between 1906 and 1910. He fought in the First World War. After the war he taught for the Academy of Trade again. In 1927 he became member of the House of Magnates.

During his ministership he tried, without significant result, to fight against the effects of the Great Depression. In the late period of the Regency he published lot of works about the law and finance.


Political offices
Preceded by
János Bud
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Gyula Károlyi

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