Péter Boross (born August 27, 1928) was the second Prime Minister of Hungary from December 1993 to July 1994. He came to power with the death of the previous PM, József Antall, and held office until his coalition was defeated in elections and he made way for his successor, Gyula Horn of the socialist party. He had previously served as interior minister under Antall from May 1990 to December 1993. He has also served as political advisor to prime minister Viktor Orbán. He has been Member of Parliament between 2006 and 2009 and was long considered as a supporter of the MDF party leader Ibolya Dávid. Recently, Boross has strongly opposed the nomination of ex-minister Lajos Bokros to the top of the list for the elections for the European Parliament in 2009. Due to the left-shift of his conservative party, which resulted in the exclusion of several prominent party members, Boross decided to break up all connection with the present party leadership on June 13, 2009. He finally left the party on January 2010.
On 6 June 2010 he became a member of the board besides Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, which elaborated the concept of the new Hungarian constitution. He had a controversial interview in the pages of Heti Válasz in September 2010. Boross said the government should inaugurate the so-called childlessness tax because according to him the undertaking is not only private matter but also national interest. Several feminist groups criticized his statements. Before that the former PM was asked about the new constitution which will be ready for 2011. Boross considered he can image that the new constitutional government will be a kingdom. Furthermore he said that is necessary to give more device and power into the Prime Minister's hand by way of the new constitution.
Widow, his wife, Ilona Papp, who worked as a judge, died on 31 July 2010. They have one boy and one girl. Their first-born child died at the age of nine months.