Hungarian politician, theorist and writer, and army officer.
1791 – Born on the 21st of September in Vienna.
Joined the Austrian army and participated in the Napoleonic wars.
1825 – Donated the full annual income of his estates for the establishment of the Hungarian Academy of Science.
1826 – He left the service as a first lieutenant and turned his interest towards politics.
1827 – Organized the Nemzeti Kaszinó, a forum for the patriotic Hungarian nobility. The "Kaszinò" had an important role in the reform movement by providing an institute for political dialogues.
1830 – Wrote the Hitel (The Credit, 1830), the Világ (Light, 1831), and the Stádium (1833), addressed the Hungarian nobility.
1836 – Zéchenyi married Countess Crescence Seilern in Buda.
1860 – He commit suicide on the night of 8th of April.