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From the English Wikipedia page [1].

Mihály Farkas (born Hermann Lőwy; 18 July 1904 – 6 December 1965) was a Hungarian Jewish Communist politician.

He was Minister of National Defence from 9 September 1948 to 2 July 1953. He was one of the main instigators during the Rákosi era. In 1956 he was expelled from the party and convicted. He was released from prison in 1961 and spent his last years working as an editor in Budapest, where he died in 1965. His son Vladimir (Hungarian Wikipedia page [2] and Russian Wikipedia page [3]) was a colonel of security police during the Rákosi regime.


More information on the Hungarian [4] and Russian [5] Wikipedia pages.