Béla Orczy

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Béla Orczy
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Minister of the Interior of Hungary
In office
11 February 1887 – 22 March 1889
Preceded byKálmán Tisza
Succeeded byGábor Baross
Personal details
Born(1822-01-16)16 January 1822
Pest, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire
Died7 February 1917(1917-02-07) (aged 95)
Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Political partyDeák Party, Liberal Party
ProfessionSoldier, politician

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 [hu].


  • 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
Succeeded by
László Szőgyény-Marich Jr.
Preceded by
Gedeon Ráday
Minister of Defence
Succeeded by
Géza Fejérváry
Preceded by
Gábor Kemény
Minister of Public Works and Transport

Succeeded by
Gábor Baross
Preceded by
Kálmán Tisza
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Gábor Baross
Preceded by
László Szőgyény-Marich Sr.
Judge royal
Succeeded by
Aurél Dessewffy