Baky, László (1898-1946)

Hungarian Undersecretary of State – Ministry of the Interior

A former Gendarmerie Major-General and early member of the Hungarian Nazi party and its coalition in Parliament, he was Under-Secretary of State of the Ministry of the Interior in Horthy’s government. With Endre and Gendarmerie Lt. Colonel Ferenczy Baky expedited the deportation of the Hungarian Jews to extermination camps. Removed for a short time, he resumed his position and became head of police forces under Szálasi. He escaped the country to Austria and taken to Hungary where he was tried and hanged in 1946.

 

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