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Menyhért Lónyay

1822–84

Hungarian financial expert and politician. Member of Parliament from 1843. Briefly exiled for his involvement in the 1848 revolution. Finance minister, 1867–71; prime minister, 1871–2. Created count, 1871. Forced out of office following allegations of corruption. President, Hungarian Academy, 1871–84.

Sources

Magyar életrajzi lexikon

Meyers Konversationslexikon

NUC

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