Sándor Nyiri

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The native form of this personal name is Nyiri Sándor. This article uses the Western name order.
Sándor Nyiri
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Born 17 November 1854 (1854-11-17)
Székely, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 5 May 1911 (1911-05-06) (aged 56)
Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Allegiance Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
Years of service 1874–1911
Rank Lieutenant General
Commands held Home Defence Regiment of Debrecen, Twenty-fifth Infantry Division, Hungarian Royal Guard

Sándor Nyiri (sometimes spelled Nyiry)(17 November 1854 – 5 May 1911) was a Hungarian military officer and politician, who served as Minister of Defence of Hungary between 1903 and 1905. From 1899 he was the commander of the Ludoviceum. In 1905 he won a mandate to the House of Representatives as a politician of the Liberal Party. In 19 February 1906 he dissolved the Hungarian Assembly with the police forces quasi the Constitutional Crisis of 1905's closing act.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dezső Kolossváry
Minister of Defence
1903–1905
Succeeded by
Ferenc Bihar