László Szapáry

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László Szapáry
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Born (1831-11-22)22 November 1831
Pest, Hungary
Died 28 September 1883(1883-09-28) (aged 51)
Pozsony, Austria-Hungary
(today: Bratislava, Slovakia)
Allegiance Austrian Empire Austrian Empire
Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
Years of service 1848–1883
Rank Cavalry General
Battles/wars Revolutions of 1848 in the Austrian Empire
Battle of Solferino
Austro-Hungarian occupation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Awards Order of Maria Theresa

Count László Szapáry de Szapár, Muraszombat et Széchy-Sziget (22 November 1831 – 28 September 1883) was a Hungarian general of the Austrian Imperial Army, entered in service during the 1848 revolutions when he fought in Italy. Later he also participated in the Second Italian War of Independence, particularly in the Battle of Solferino. Szapáry played a leading role in the Austro-Hungarian occupation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1878.

He was the fourth son of Count Ferenc Szapáry and Rozália Almásy. He married Marianne (née Gräfin von Grünne) on 28 April 1862. Together they had four children: Károly István László, Ferdinándina, Frigyes and Ilona.

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