|Born||October 16, 1955|
|Years of service||1975–2018|
|Commands held||General Staff of the Armed Forces of Hungary|
|Battles/wars||Iraq War, War in Afghanistan|
|Awards||Commander's Cross with Star of the Hungarian Order of Merit |
Commander of the Legion of Merit
|Other work||Minister of Defence of Hungary|
Tibor Benkő (born 16 October 1955) is a Hungarian military officer and government official. He served as the Minister of Defence from 2018 to 2022. He previously was a four-star general in the Hungarian Defence Forces, serving as Chief of the Defence Staff from 6 June 2010until 16 May 2018.
Following the 2018 parliamentary election, General Benkő was nominated by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to serve as Minister of Defence, it was alleged that he would be both a soldier and a minister.
General Benkő is married and has two daughters.
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