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Lajos Tisza

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Preceded by  Geza Fejervary
Role  Hungarian Politician
Name  Lajos Tisza
Profession  politician

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Born  September 12, 1832 Nagyvarad, Kingdom of Hungary (1832-09-12)
Died  January 26, 1898, Budapest, Hungary
Succeeded by  Gyula Andrassy the Younger

Political party  Deak Party, Liberal Party

Count Lajos Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged (12 September 1832 - 26 January 1898) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister besides the King between 1892 and 1894. He was the younger brother of Kálmán Tisza and uncle of István Tisza. Tisza took part in the Hungarian politics from 1861, he was a supporter of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867. After the great flood at Szeged in 1879 he was the responsible for the reconstruction of the town. Szeged regards him as a hero since then because Lajos Tisza conducted the performance of the complicated task of the town's reconstruction with distinguished cooperation and a good organizational skill.

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Until his death he was the chairman of the National Association of Forestry. On Szeged the Lajos Tisza Boulevard and the Széchenyi Square's sculpture cherishes his memory. The sculpture prepared by János Fadrusz in 1904, who said this about his masterpiece: "I will characterize junior Hungary, today's Hungary with this sculpture, not only Lajos Tisza. The heroes of the work are today's Hungary's heroes. That's why symbolic is the town of Szeged's story, our good king and our nation dared resolute and not slackened was reborne with his work."

References

Lajos Tisza Wikipedia


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