Károly Hieronymi

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Károly Hieronymi
Hieronymi Károly Ellinger.jpg
Minister of the Interior of Hungary
In office
17 November 1892 – 15 January 1895
Preceded by Gyula Szapáry
Succeeded by Dezső Perczel
Personal details
Born (1836-10-01)1 October 1836
Buda, Hungary
Died 4 May 1911(1911-05-04) (aged 74)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party Liberal Party, Party of National Work
Profession engineer, politician

Károly Hieronymi (1 October 1836 – 4 May 1911) was a Hungarian engineer and politician, who served as Interior Minister between 1892 and 1895. He was a supporter of former Prime Minister Kálmán Tisza. As Minister of Trade he modernized the train services, for the Hungarian State Railways he nationalized the Budapest-Pécs, the Duna-Dráva and the Zagreb-Karlovac railway lines. He insured the independence of the railway goods turnover aiming at the seaports and its tranquillity.


In Budapest there is a street named after him. His grave is in the Kerepesi Cemetery.


  • T. Boros László, Magyar politikai lexikon 1914–1929, Budapest, Európa ny., 1929.
  • Budapest enciklopédia, Budapest, Corvina, 1982³.
  • Hieronymi Károly, in: Magyar nagylexikon, IX. köt., Budapest, Magyar Nagylexikon, 1999, 467.
Political offices
Preceded by
Gyula Szapáry
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Dezső Perczel