Katinka Andrássy

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Katinka Andrássy
Born Katalin Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály és Krasznahorkai
September 21, 1892
Tiszadob, Austria-Hungary
Died June 12, 1985(1985-06-12) (aged 92)
Antibes, France
Nationality Hungarian
Spouse(s) Mihály Károlyi
Children Éva
Parent(s) Tivadar Andrássy
Eleonóra Zichy

Countess Katinka Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály és Krasznahorkai (21 September 1892 – 12 June 1985) was a Hungarian noblewoman and the wife of Count Mihály Károlyi, who served as Prime Minister then President of the First Hungarian Republic after the First World War.

They lived abroad since 1919. She was called by political opponents as Red Countess after her husband.


Her father was Count Tivadar Andrássy, a politician and painter, eldest son of Prime Minister of Hungary Gyula Andrássy. She was named after her grandmother, Countess Katinka Kendeffy. She had three sisters: Ilona, Borbála and Klára (or Kája).

She married Count Mihály Károlyi (1875–1955) on 7 November 1914 in Budapest. They had three children: Éva, Ádám and Judit.


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