Gábor Klauzál

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Gábor Klauzál
Klauzál Gábor.jpg
Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Trade of Hungary
In office
23 March 1848 – 2 October 1848
Preceded by position established
Succeeded by Kázmér Batthyány
Personal details
Born (1804-11-18)18 November 1804
Pest, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 3 August 1866(1866-08-03) (aged 61)
Kalocsa, Kingdom of Hungary
Political party Opposition Party, Deák Party
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is szlavoviczi Klauzál Gábor. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Gábor Klauzál de Szlavovicz (18 November 1804 – 3 August 1866) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Trade during the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 in the first government of Hungary. He studied in Szeged. He was a member of the National Assembly of Hungary from 1832 and served as one of the leaders of the liberal opposition on the Diet of 1843–44. He retired from the politics in 1844 until the outbreak of the revolution.

As minister he represented a negotiating, moderate politics, he opposed the extreme politics which wanted to separatefrom the Austrian Empire, so Klauzál did not support the complete independence. He stack out for calling to account of Count Franz Philipp von Lamberg's killers. During the beginning of the fights he pulled back to his possessions. He was a member of the Deák Party in the 1860s and became a member of the National Assembly in 1861 and 1865.

The Klauzál Square in Budapest is named after him.[1]


  1. ^ Kinga Frojimovics; Géza Komoróczy (1999). Jewish Budapest: Memories, Rites, History. Central European University Press. p. 316. ISBN 978-963-9116-37-5. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
position established
Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Trade
Succeeded by
Kázmér Batthyány