Samu Hazai

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Samu Hazai
Hazai Samu.jpg
Born 26 December 1851 (1851-12-26)
Rimaszombat, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 10 February 1942 (1942-02-11) (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
The native form of this personal name is Báró Hazai Samu. This article uses the Western name order.

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