István Széchenyi facts for kids
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|Minister of Public Works and Transport|
23 March 1848 – 4 September 1848
|Preceded by||office created|
|Succeeded by||László Csány|
21 September 1791|
Vienna, Archduchy of Austria
|Died||8 April 1860
Oberdöbling, Austrian Empire
Count István Széchenyi de Sárvár-Felsővidék (Széchenyi István, sárvár-felsővidéki gróf Széchenyi István archaically English: Stephen Széchenyi; 21 September 1791 – 8 April 1860) was a Hungarian politician, political theorist, and writer. Widely considered one of the greatest statesmen in his nation's history, within Hungary he is still known to many as "the Greatest Hungarian".
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Széchenyi offers one year's income of his estate to establish and endow the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
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