Samu Hazai

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Samu Hazai
Hazai Samu.jpg
Born (1851-12-26)26 December 1851
Rimaszombat, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 10 February 1942(1942-02-10) (aged 90)
Budapest, Hungary
Allegiance Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary
Years of service 1873–1918
Rank Colonel General
Commands held Forty-sixth Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Order of the Iron Crown, Order of Leopold

Baron Samu Hazai (German: Samuel Freiherr von Hazai, 26 December 1851 – 10 February 1942) was a Hungarian military officer and politician of Jewish origin, who served as Minister of Defence of Hungary between 1910 and 1917.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lajos Jekelfalussy
Minister of Defence
Succeeded by
Sándor Szurmay