János Zichy

Count János Zichy de Zich et Vásonkeő (30 May 1868 – 6 January 1944) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Religion and Education between 1910–1913 and in 1918. He was a member of the House of Magnates from 1894. He was the chairman of the Catholic People's Party for many years, but he resigned in 1903. He joined the Constitution Party in 1906. When the party collapsed, he became a member of the Party of National Work.

János Zichy
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Minister of Religion and Education of Hungary
In office
1 March 1910 – 26 February 1913
Preceded byFerenc Székely
Succeeded byBéla Jankovich
In office
8 May 1918 – 31 October 1918
Preceded byAlbert Apponyi
Succeeded byMárton Lovászy
Personal details
Born(1868-05-30)30 May 1868
Nagyláng, Austria-Hungary
Died6 January 1944(1944-01-06) (aged 75)
Nagyláng, Kingdom of Hungary
Political partyCatholic People's Party, Constitution Party, Party of National Work, Catholic Economical and Social Party
Spouse(s)Margit Zichy

During the Hungarian Soviet Republic he participated in the movements against the communists.[citation needed] In 1922 he was elected to the Diet of Hungary.[citation needed] Zichy was a legitimist politician, he founded the legitimist Christian Economic and Social Party (KGSZP).[1] He was a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Vincent E McHale (1983). Political parties of Europe. Greenwood Press. p. 511. ISBN 0-313-23804-9.
Political offices
Preceded by Minister of Religion and Education
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Religion and Education
Succeeded by