|Minister besides the King of Hungary|
20 February 1867 – 19 May 1871
|Preceded by||Kázmér Batthyány|
|Succeeded by||Béla Wenckheim|
|Born||23 April 1815|
Vienna, Empire of Austria
|Died||12 February 1883 (aged 67)|
Family and ancestorsEdit
He was the offspring from the Hungarian noble family count Festetics de Tolna. His father was count Festetics László (1785–1846), and his mother was Princess Josefine Hohenzollern-Hechingen (1790-1856). His paternal grandfather was count György Festetics de Tolna (1755-1819), who founded the prestigious agricultural college Georgikon, the first of its kind in Europe, that operated in the Festetics Palace in Keszthely.
On 17 February 1849 he married Countess Eugénia Erdõdy de Monyorókerék et Monoszló (b. November 1826; d. August 1894).
His son was count Tasziló Festetics, 1st Prince Festetics.
|Ancestors of György Festetics|
- Magyar Életrajzi Lexikon
- Marek, Miroslav. "Festetics family". Genealogy.EU.[self-published source][better source needed]
| Minister besides the King