Emil Dessewffy

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Emil Dessewffy
Dessewffy Emil – Barabás Miklós.jpg
Emil Dessewffy, painting by Miklós Barabás
Born Emil Dessewffy
(1814-02-24)February 24, 1814
Eperjes, Kingdom of Hungary (now: Prešov, Slovakia)
Died January 28, 1866(1866-01-28) (aged 51)
Pozsony, Kingdom of Hungary (now: Bratislava, Slovakia)
Citizenship Hungarian
Known for politician
Political party Conservative Party, Deák Party

Count Emil Dessewffy de Csernek et Tarkeő (24 February 1814, Eperjes – 28 January 1866, Pozsony) was a Hungarian conservative politician who served as President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 1855 until his death.


  • Szinnyei, József: Magyar írók élete és munkái II. (Caban–Exner). Budapest: Hornyánszky. 1893.
Cultural offices
Preceded by
József Teleki
President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Succeeded by
József Eötvös