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Lajos Aulich (1793, Pozsony (now Bratislava, Slovakia) – 6 October 1849, Arad (now in Romania)) was the third Minister of War of Hungary.

Lajos Aulich
Aulich Lajos
Ludwig Aulich.jpg
Aulich as depicted by Vince Grimm (?1810 – 1872)
Born(1793-08-25)25 August 1793
Pozsony, Hungary, Habsburg Empire (now in Slovakia)
Died6 October 1849(1849-10-06) (aged 56)
Arad, Hungary, Austrian Empire (now in Romania)
AllegianceFlag of Hungarian Revolution of 1848.png Hungarian Revolutionary Army
Battles/warsBattle of Kápolna (1849)
Other workMinister of War (1849)

A professional soldier and lieutenant colonel in the Austrian army, he fought against Habsburg oppression.

At them time of the War of Hungarian Independence (1848–1849) during the Spring Campaign, Aulich commanded an army, who gathered, and prepared for the great Battle of Isaszeg.

He became a honvédség (Hungarian Army) colonel on 2 October 1848, and was named General at the Battle of Kápolna. He was a stickler for the rules: when Lajos Kossuth sent him requests, he answered: "please work through Görgey." Due to his gout, he was relieved of field duty and appointed Minister of War on 14 July 1849. He was executed less than three months later as one of the 13 Martyrs of Arad.


  • Kedves Gyula: Aulich Lajos, In: Hermann Róbert (szerkesztette): Vértanúk könyve, Budapest, 2007, ISBN 978-963-9839-01-4, 89–94. o.
  • Csorba László: A tizenhárom aradi vértanú, Budapest, 1989, ISBN 963-243-386-6, 154–169. o.
  • Hamvay Ödön (1999) [1899]. Az aradi tizenhárom. [Erős R. Ny.] ISBN 963-03-7159-6.
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  • Róbert Péter (21 October 2005). "Szabadságharcunk vértanú hadügyminisztere". Belváros-Lipótváros (folyóirat).
  • Katona Tamás (szerk.) (1983). Az aradi vértanúk. Budapest: Európa. ISBN 963-07-3048-0. Retrieved 29 July 2009.
Political offices
Preceded by
Artúr Görgey
Minister of War
Succeeded by
(Last office holder)
Julius Jacob von Haynau