Pál Sennyey

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Pál Sennyey
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Speaker of the House of Magnates
In office
9 December 1865 – 22 March 1867
Preceded by György Apponyi
Succeeded by György Majláth, Jr.
In office
16 December 1884 – 3 January 1888
Preceded by László Szőgyény-Marich
Succeeded by Miklós Vay
Personal details
Born 24 April 1822
Buda, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 3 January 1888 (aged 65)
Battyán, Austria-Hungary
Political party Conservative Party, Deák Party, Right-wing Opposition
Profession politician

Baron Pál Sennyey de Kissennye (24 April 1822 – 3 January 1888) was a Hungarian conservative politician, who served as Speaker of the House of Magnates twice; between 1865–1867 and from 1884 to 1888, his death. He also functioned as Chairman of the Royal Council of Governor (1865–1867), Master of the Treasury (1865–1867) and Lord Chief Justice (1884–1888).

Sennyey strongly opposed the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. He participated in development of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise after 1862. He was the leader of the conservative landowners' Right-wing Opposition which left the governing Liberal Party in 1875.

References[edit]

  • Jónás, Károly - Villám, Judit: A Magyar Országgyűlés elnökei 1848-2002. Argumentum, Budapest, 2002. pp. 197–201
Political offices
Preceded by
György Apponyi
Speaker of the House of Magnates
1865–1867
Succeeded by
György Majláth, Jr.
Preceded by
László Szőgyény-Marich
Speaker of the House of Magnates
1884–1888
Succeeded by
Miklós Vay
Preceded by
György Majláth, Jr.
Judge royal
1884–1888
Succeeded by
László Szőgyény-Marich