Aurél Dessewffy (1846–1928)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Aurél Dessewffy
Dessewffy Aurél országbíró.JPEG
Speaker of the House of Magnates
In office
17 May 1906 – 10 February 1910
Preceded by Albin Csáky
Succeeded by Albin Csáky
Personal details
Born 16 January 1846
Bűdszentmihály, Kingdom of Hungary
(today part of Tiszavasvári, Hungary)
Died 28 March 1928 (aged 82)
Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is cserneki és tarkeői gróf Dessewffy Aurél. This article uses the Western name order.

Count Aurél Dessewffy de Csernek et Tarkeő (16 January 1846 – 28 March 1928) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Speaker of the House of Magnates between 1906 and 1910. He also functioned as Board Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). He was the last judge royal of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1917 to 1918.

He was the son of Count Emil Dessewffy, President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Aurél married Countess Pálma Károlyi, only daughter of Count Tibor Károlyi, who served as Speaker of the House of Magnates between 1898 and 1900.

Works[edit]

  • Közlekedés ügyében tárgyalt kérdések (co-author with Endre György, Budapest, 1881)
  • A gazdakör hitelügyi bizottságának emlékirata (co-author with József Schmidt, Budapest, 1884)

References[edit]

  • Jónás, Károly – Villám, Judit: A Magyar Országgyűlés elnökei 1848–2002. Argumentum, Budapest, 2002. pp. 233–236
Political offices
Preceded by
Albin Csáky
Speaker of the House of Magnates
1906–1910
Succeeded by
Albin Csáky
Preceded by
Béla Orczy
Judge royal
1917–1918
Succeeded by
office abolished