Andrássy is the name of a Hungarian noble family of very ancient lineage that was prominent in Hungarian history. The full family name is Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály et Krasznahorka. Csíkszentkirály is a town in modern-day Romania, now called Sâncrăieni, while Krásna Hôrka is a castle in Slovakia.
The present head of the family is Count Gyula Andrássy de Csik-Szent-Király et Kraszna-Horka (b. 1927), who with his family currently resides in Canada. He married as his first wife the former Renate Hiller (b. 1928) in 1958, with no issue. He married secondly in 1964 the former Lesley Trist (b. 1934). By his second wife, he has one son, Michael (b. 1967), and one daughter, Ilona (b. 1965).
Count Gyula Andrássy is the son of the late Count Mihály Andrássy (1893–1990) and his late wife, née Countess Gabrielle Károlyi de Nagy-Károly (1899–1992). The paternal uncle of Count Gyula Andrássy was the late Count Imre Andrássy (1891-1985), who married firstly Edit Payer (without issue) and secondly in 1919 at Stockholm, Sweden, Stella Kuylenstierna (of Swedish nobility; 1902–1998). By his second wife, Count Imre Andrássy had one son, Imre Jr (1930-1984) married to Lois Mitchell from 1959 until her death in 1977, and two daughters, Maria "Vivi" (1921-2019), who married in 1941 Count Pál Cziraky (1919-2014), and Erzsébet "Bonzo" (1924-2017), who married, in 1950, Aladár Olgyay (1910-1963).
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Count Gyula Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály et Krasznahorka was a Hungarian statesman, who served as Prime Minister of Hungary (1867–1871) and subsequently as Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (1871–1879). Andrássy was a conservative; his foreign policies looked to expanding the Empire into Southeast Europe, preferably with British and German support, and without alienating Turkey. He saw Russia as the main adversary, because of its own expansionist policies toward Slavic and Orthodox areas. He distrusted Slavic nationalist movements as a threat to his multi-ethnic empire.
Count Gyula Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály et Krasznahorka the Younger was a Hungarian politician.
Gyula is a town in Békés County, Hungary. The town is best known for its Medieval castle and a thermal bath. Ferenc Erkel, the composer of the Hungarian national anthem, and Albrecht Dürer the Elder, the father of Albrecht Dürer, were also born in Gyula.
Trebišov is a small industrial town in the easternmost part of Slovakia, with a population of around 25,000. The town is an administrative, economic and cultural center with machine (Vagónka) and building materials industries.
Zichy is the name of a Magyar family of the Hungarian nobility, conspicuous in Hungarian history from the latter part of the 13th century onwards.
The Hungarian National Gallery, was established in 1957 as the national art museum. It is located in Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary. Its collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, including the works of many nineteenth- and twentieth-century Hungarian artists who worked in Paris and other locations in the West. The primary museum for international art in Budapest is the Museum of Fine Arts.
The Apponyi family, also Apponyi de Nagy-Appony, were a prominent and powerful Hungarian family group of the high upper nobility of the Kingdom of Hungary, whose's members remained notable even after the kingdom's dismemberment in the successor states of Hungary and Czechoslovakia. While tracing its origins to the High Middle Ages, the family became prominent in the 18th century with its elevation to the rank of Counts of Nagy-Appony in 1739 and the acquisition of seventeen grand domains between 1760 and 1800. In the last century of the Habsburg Monarchy, four of its members received the Order of the Golden Fleece, a total held in a draw among the European nobility by the houses of Esterházy, Batthyány, Cziráki and Pálffy. In addition, Albert Apponyi received the Order in 1921 shortly after the end of the monarchy. In addition to this the Apponyi family sat within all Hungarian Kings and then Habsburg private courts which was reserved only for the most powerful and important members of the Kingdom.
Count Károly Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály és Krasznahorkai was a Hungarian politician, who served as emissary to Gömör és Kis-Hont County in the Diets of 1839 and 1844.
Countess Etelka (Adelhaid) Szapáry de Szapár, Muraszombat et Széchy-Sziget was a Hungarian noblewoman and a member of the old noble Szapáry family. She was the second daughter of Count Péter Szapáry and Countess Júlia Csáky.
Countess Katinka Kendeffy de Malomvíz Andrássy was a Hungarian noblewoman and the wife of Gyula Andrássy, who served as Prime Minister of Hungary (1867–1871) and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria-Hungary (1871–1879). After the coronation of King Franz Joseph I, she became Hungarian marshalless and an intimate friend of Queen Consort Elisabeth (Sissy). She died in 1896, two years after her husband.
Countess Eleonóra Zichy de Zich et Vásonkeő was a Hungarian noblewoman, granddaughter of Count Manó Péchy. Her parents were Count Rezső Zichy and Countess Jacqueline Péchy.
Count Tivadar Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály et Krasznahorka was a Hungarian politician, Member of Parliament, painter, and art collector. He served as a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the National Museum, the Metropolitan Board of Public Works, and the House of Representatives economics committee.
Countess Klára Andrássy de Csíkszentkirály et Krasznahorka was a Hungarian noblewoman, who later became a Czechoslovak Communist and revolutionist. She joined Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. She organized sabotages against Nazi road and rail consignments. She was critically wounded, losing both legs, in an Italian air raid over Dubrovnik in 1941, eventually succumbing to her injuries.
Count Bertalan Széchényi de Sárvár-Felsővidék was a Hungarian politician, who served as Speaker of the House of Magnates from 1 May 1935 until his death.
József Farkas de Boldogfa was a Hungarian nobleman, jurist, landowner, politician, Member of the Hungarian Parliament.
Baroness Krisztina Nyáry de Bedegh was the daughter of Baron Pál Nyáry and Katalin Várday de Kisvárda. She was the second wife of Palatine Nikolaus, Count Esterházy. Her son, among others, was Paul I, Prince Esterházy.
The Károlyi Castle is a 19th-century castle, of Classicist and Eclectic styles, it is located in the village of Fehérvárcsurgó in the Fejér County, Hungary. The complex was built by György Károlyi from the Károlyi noble family, designed by architects Henrich Koch and Miklós Ybl. There are 20 rooms in the building, and there is a guided tour.