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Tisza, Count István
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Tisza, Count István

(April 22, 1861, Pest [today Budapest] – October 31, 1918, Budapest [assassinated]), Hungarian statesman (prime minister). Tisza had already become a special confidant of the emperor and king of Hungary Franz Joseph during his first term of office as prime minister of the Hungarian Kingdom (1903–1905). He was not only a convinced supporter of the alliance with Germany, but also opposed the currents within Hungary that wished to dissolve the political union with the Dual Monarchy…

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Jerabék, Rudolf, “Tisza, Count István”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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