Born in Budapest 1888, died in Oyonnax 1967. He studied at the Decorative Arts School in Budapest. In 1909 Miklos settled in Paris. He became a naturalized French citizen and made acquaintances with renown Hungarian/French sculptor Josephy Csaky. In Paris, he frequented the Cubist exhibitions. He designed beautiful jewelry enamels, silver and carpets and soon became an important Art Deco designer. His work was prominently displayed at the International Exposition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life, held in 1937 in Paris. From 1940 onward, Miklos divided his time between sculpture, interior design and teaching.
Gustave Miklos joined the French Army in 1914 at the outbreak of World War I. Serving in the battalion d’Orient, he was posted to Salonica. Here he discovered Byzantine art, a revelation that proved a major influence in his aesthetic development.