György Bónis (January 5, 1914 – 1985) was a Hungarian jurist, researcher of Hungarian and European legal history.
György Bónis was born in Budapest, Hungary. His family name is probably of Italian or French origin.
He completed his secondary education in Budapest, where he distinguished himself by winning 2 school award. He received his doctorate in jurisprudence in 1935 at the Pázmány Péter University. After receiving his doctoral degree, he spent a year in Great Britain, attending the lectures of Prof. Holdsworth and Plucknett.
In the fall of 1940 he was appointed as a professor in the field of "the history of Hungarian law" at the University of Kolozsvár (now Cluj-Napoca, in Romania). From the beginning of 1940 through 1947 he regularly held lectures in this field of specialization as well as in other program areas. In 1947 all his goods have been confiscated, and he was constrained to leave Romania by the Romanian communist authorities.
In 1947 became ordinary professor of Hung