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Andrassy, Gyula Jr., Count (Julius Andrassy)

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Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1929 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Hungarian
Categories: Diplomat, Politician

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1860 - Born on the 30th of June.

1892 - Andrássy became under-secretary in the Wekerle ministry.

1893 - He became minister of education.

1894-1895 - In June, he was appointed minister in attendance on the king, retiring with Wekerle.

1898 - He left the Liberal party, but returned to it again after the fall of the Bánffy ministry.

1905 - He was one of the leaders of the Coalition which brought about the fall of the Liberal Sisza ministry.

1906-1909 - He became Minister of the Interior in the compromise Wekerle cabinet and held that office until the fall of the ministry.

1912 - He represented Austria in the diplomatic endeavor to prevent the outbreak of the Balkan War.

1915 - He urged the making of peace and an extension of the franchise in Hungary.

1918 - He declared the alliance with Germany dissolved and tried to conclude a separate peace.

1920 - He retired from office in the same year, but was returned to the National Assembly as non-partisan delegate.

1929 - Died on the 11th of June.

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