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Katinka Kendeffy

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Katinka Kendeffy
Katinka Kendeffy in 1875, by Franz von Lenbach
Katalin Kendeffy de Malomvíz

Died16 May 1896
SpouseGyula Andrássy
Countess Katinka Kendeffy Andrássy (1830-1896) in 1867, on the occasion of the coronation of Franz Joseph I

Countess Katinka Kendeffy de Malomvíz Andrássy (1830 – 16 May 1896) was a Hungarian noblewoman and the wife of Count Gyula Andrássy, who served as Prime Minister of Hungary (1867–1871) and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria-Hungary (1871–1879).

Early life[edit]

Kendeffy was born in Kolozsvár, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania) to Count Ádám Kendeffy de Malomvíz (1795-1834) and his wife, Countess Borbála "Bora" Bethlen de Bethlen (1800–1880).[1]


After the coronation of King Franz Joseph I, she became Hungarian marshalless and an intimate friend of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sisi). She died in 1896, six years after her husband.

Personal life[edit]

She married Count Gyula Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály et Krasznahorka in Paris, on 9 July 1856,[2] when Andrássy lived in emigration after defeat of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. They had four children:


  1. ^ Gudenus, János József (1990). A magyarországi főnemesség XX. századi genealógiája: köt. A-J (in Hungarian). Natura. p. 49. ISBN 9789632343136. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  2. ^ Paris, France & Vicinity Marriages, 1700-1907

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