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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

Bibliography

Meyers Konversationslexikon. 4th edition. Leipzig and Vienna: Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts. 1885–92.

NUC: The national union catalog. Pre-1956 imprints. 685 vols. and supplement (69 vols.). London and Chicago: Mansell. 1968–81.

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