Béla Orczy

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Béla Orczy
Orczy Bela.jpg
Minister of the Interior of Hungary
In office
11 February 1887 – 22 March 1889
Preceded by Kálmán Tisza
Succeeded by Gábor Baross
Personal details
Born (1822-01-16)16 January 1822
Coat of arms of Budapest.png Pest, Hungary
Died 7 February 1917(1917-02-07) (aged 95)
Wien 3 Wappen.svg Vienna, Austria
Political party Deák Party, Liberal Party
Profession Soldier, politician
The native form of this personal name is orczi báró Orczy Béla. This article uses the Western name order.

Baron Béla Orczy de Orczi (16 January 1822 – 7 February 1917) was a Hungarian politician and freedom fighter, who served as Interior Minister between 1887 and 1889. He was also Minister of Home Defence for several months in 1884. He took part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, he fought against the rebelling Serbs in the area of Vojvodina (natively Vajdaság). He was the de facto Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1879 and 1890. His paternal grandfather was the famous poet Lőrinc Orczy.

References[edit]

  • Életrajza a Magyar Életrajzi Lexikonban (Hungarian)
  • Életrajza a Magyar Országgyűlési Almanach 1906-1911-ben (Hungarian)
  • Életrajza a Magyar Országgyűlési Almanach 1887-ben (Hungarian)
Political offices
Preceded by
Kálmán Tisza
Minister besides the King
1879–1890
Succeeded by
László Szőgyény-Marich, Jr.
Preceded by
Gedeon Ráday
Minister of Defence
1884
Succeeded by
Géza Fejérváry
Preceded by
Gábor Kemény
Minister of Public Works and Transport
Acting

1886
Succeeded by
Gábor Baross
Preceded by
Kálmán Tisza
Minister of the Interior
1887–1889
Succeeded by
Gábor Baross
Preceded by
László Szőgyény-Marich, Sr.
Judge royal
1895–1917
Succeeded by
Aurél Dessewffy
See also: Orczy