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Burián von Rajecz, Stephan
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Burián von Rajecz, Stephan

(January 16, 1851, Stampfen near Pressburg, modern Stupuva near Bratislava – October 20, 1922, Vienna), Hungarian politician (foreign minister). Baron (from 1918 Count) Burián belonged to an ancient Hungarian noble family. After an initial period in the diplomatic service with postings to Alexandria, Bucharest, Belgrade, Sofia, Moscow, Stuttgart, and Athens, he became finance minister of Austria-Hungary in 1903. In that capacity he was also responsible for the administrati…

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Afflerbach, Holger, “Burián von Rajecz, Stephan”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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