Istvan Szechenyi

About Istvan Szechenyi

Birth Day: September 21, 1791
Birth Place: Austria
Died On: Apr 8, 1860 (age 68)
Birth Sign: Virgo

Istvan Szechenyi Net Worth

Istvan Szechenyi was bornon September 21, 1791 in Austria. One of the most respected political figures in Hungary's history, the Austrian-born Szechenyi held office as Hungarian Minister of Public Works and Transport and significantly modernized and reformed culture, economics, and politics in Hungary.
Istvan Szechenyi is a member of Politician

💰 Net worth: 1.5 Million

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About

One of the most respected political figures in Hungary's history, the Austrian-born Szechenyi held office as Hungarian Minister of Public Works and Transport and significantly modernized and reformed culture, economics, and politics in Hungary.

Before Fame

He first rose to political prominence in the mid 1820s, when he vocally and financially supported Prime Minister Nagy's proposal to create a Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Trivia

His published works include Onismeret (Self-Awareness) and Ein Blick (One Look). He wrote the latter historical and philosophical work not long before his depression-driven suicide at age sixty-eight.

Family Life

In his mid forties, he married a Countess named Crescence Seilern. The couple had several children, including a son named Bela.

Associated With

He and Hungarian Academy of the Arts founder Imre Makovecz both made important contributions to Hungarian culture.