List of Speakers of the House of Magnates

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The House of Magnates was initially established during the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, as the upper chamber of the Diet of Hungary, and existed with interruptions 1848–1918.

Name Entered office Left Office
György Mailáth senior 25 June 1848 31 December 1848
Zsigmond Perényi 1 January 1849 11 August 1849
György Apponyi 6 April 1861 22 August 1861
Pál Sennyey 9 December 1865 22 March 1867
György Mailáth junior 22 March 1867 29 March 1883
László Szőgyény-Marich 25 May 1883 7 December 1884
Pál Sennyey 16 December 1884 3 January 1888
Miklós Vay 17 January 1888 13 May 1894
József Szlávy 16 September 1894 3 October 1896
Vilmos Tóth 22 November 1896 14 June 1898
Tibor Károlyi 17 June 1898 2 October 1900
Albin Csáky 2 October 1900 19 February 1906
Aurél Dessewffy 17 May 1906 10 February 1910
Albin Csáky 18 June 1910 21 September 1912
Samu Jósika 21 September 1912 19 June 1917
Endre Hadik-Barkóczy 19 June 1917 22 June 1918
Gyula Wlassics 22 June 1918 16 November 1918

During the First Hungarian Republic the House of Magnates was replaced by the National Council. During the Hungarian Soviet Republic it was replaced by the National Assembly of Soviets. 1920–1927 it was replaced by a unicameral National Assembly. 1927–1945 it was re-established.

Name Entered Office Left Office
Gyula Wlassics 31 January 1927 8 March 1935
Bertalan Széchényi 1 May 1935 3 June 1943
Zsigmond Perényi 23 October 1943 3 November 1944
Jenő Rátz 8 November 1944 28 March 1945

Sources[edit]

  • [1] Official website of the National Assembly of Hungary (in Hungarian)