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Made by Bernadett Szikszai and Lili Bartus. His life István Széchenyi was born in Vienna, on 21 September 1791. He was a Hungarian politician, theorist.

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1 Made by Bernadett Szikszai and Lili Bartus

2 His life István Széchenyi was born in Vienna, on 21 September He was a Hungarian politician, theorist and writer. One of the greatest statesmen of Hungarian history.

3 His family István Széchenyi’s father was Ferenc Széchényi, a nobleman, who founded the Hungarian National Museum. His mother was countess Juliána Festetics. István was their only child.

4 Why do we love him? Because… He was courageous and tried to develop the country. He contributed to the building of the Chain Bridge. He was one of the greatest reformers of his age.

5 Foundation of the Academy of Sciences István Széchenyi founded the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1827.

6 Széchenyi’s Chain Bridge István Széchenyi was the major supporter of the construction of the bridge. The bridge was opened in 1849 and became the first permanent bridge in the Hungarian capital.

7 Hitel He wrote the Hitel (Credit) in It is about money, economy and wage workers of the 19th century.

8 Money István Széchenyi’s portrait can be seen in the 5000 Hungarian forint banknote.

9 Death István Széchenyi died on 7 April He committed suicide because of his growing mental problems.

10 Memories These are statues of Széchenyi in Szeged and Budapest.

11 Thank you for your attention!

12 Sources szemelyek/398-grof-szechenyi-istvan-elete szemelyek/398-grof-szechenyi-istvan-elete C3%A1n C3%A1n 9chenyi 9chenyi History book


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