Ferenc Széchényi

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Ferenc Széchényi
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Personal details
Born (1754-04-29)29 April 1754
Fertőszéplak, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire
Died 13 December 1820(1820-12-13) (aged 66)
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Spouse(s) Julianna Festetics
Children György Mária János
Lajos Mária Alajos Dániel Ignác
Franciska Karolina
Zsófia
Pál
István
Profession politician

Count Ferenc Széchényi (29 April 1754 in Fertőszéplak – 13 December 1820 in Vienna) was the founder of the Hungarian National Library and National Museum in Budapest.[1] The library is named after him the National Széchényi Library. He was the father of István Széchenyi.

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