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Dezső László

Colonel General Dezső Vitéz[1] László (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈdɛʒø ˈviteːz ˈlaːslo], 23 July 1894, Lovászpatona, – 8 June 1949, Budapest) was a Hungarian Officer during World War I and World War II.[2] He was executed by the People's Republic of Hungary in 1949.



  1. "Vitéz" refers to a Hungarian knightly order founded by Miklós Horthy ("Vitézi Rend"); literally, "vitéz" means "knight" or "valiant".
  2. Knightly Order of Vitéz. Vitéz László Dezső. Accessed on 10 June 2009.
  3. Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer. Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939-1945. Friedburg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas, 2000. ISBN 3-7909-0284-5.
  • Kovács, Attila Ótott (2006). Die ungarischen Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes. Ranis: Scherzers Militaer-Verl.. ISBN 978-3-938845-02-8. 

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Preceded by
Lieutenant-General Béla Miklós
Commander of the Hungarian First Army
16 October 1944 – 8 May 1945
Succeeded by

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