Gyula Andrássy Foundation

The mission of the Foundation is to promote the political, historical and artistic heritage of Gyula Andrássy Senior and that of the Andrássy family in Hungary and Europe.


About the Organisation

The Gyula Andrássy Foundation was founded in 2005 on the initiative of Prince Paul Odescalchi, great-grandson of Gyula Andrássy Senior.

about count Andrássy

...he was always governed by a feeling of justice and honour in the performance of his duty.


Life of Count Andrássy

Gyula Andrássy was born in Northern Hungary (now Slovakia) in 1823 into one of the leading Hungarian landowning families. Originally from Transylvania, the family had been prominent in Hungarian politics since the 16th Century. The political life of Gyula Andrássy began with his election as a Member of Parliament for Zemplén county in 1847. In 1848 after the outbreak of revolution in Austria, Andrássy supported the petition in Parliament of Lajos Kossuth of 13th March for Hungarian Independence and (…)

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