Lajos Simonyi

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Lajos Simonyi
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Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Trade of Hungary
In office
11 March 1875 – 21 August 1876
Preceded by György Bartal
Succeeded by Ágoston Trefort
Personal details
Born (1824-04-13)13 April 1824
Ternopil, Austrian Empire
Died 12 December 1894(1894-12-12) (aged 70)
Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Political party Left Centre, Liberal Party
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is barbácsi és vitézvári báró Simonyi Lajos. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Baron Lajos Simonyi de Barbács et Vitézvár (13 April 1824 – 12 December 1894) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Trade between 1875 and 1876. He studied law in Kassa. From 1847 he was a delegate on the Diet in Pest. He participated in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, he performed courier service besides Artúr Görgey. As a result he was imprisoned for a short time. Later he was a supporter of László Teleki. Simonyi retired from politics in 1878.


Political offices
Preceded by
György Bartal
Minister of Agriculture, Industry and Trade
Succeeded by
Ágoston Trefort