Lajos Tisza, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Lajos Tisza

Hungarian politician

Date of Birth: 12-Sep-1832

Place of Birth: Geszt, Békés County, Hungary

Date of Death: 26-Jan-1898

Profession: politician, diplomat

Nationality: Hungary

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Lajos Tisza

  • Count Lajos Tisza de Borosjeno 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. 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."

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