Kallay sentence example
- Order was restored in June 1882, when the administration was entrusted to Benjamin von Kallay, as imperial minister of finance.
- Kallay retained this position until his death on the 13th of July 1903, when he was succeeded by Baron Stephan Burian de Rajecz.
- Critics have also urged that Kallay; fostered the desire for material welfare at the cost of every other national ideal; that, despite his own popularity, he never secured the goodwill of the people for Austria-Hungary; that he left the agrarian difficulty unsolved, and the hostile religious factions unreconciled.
- Justly to estimate the work done by Kallay, it is only necessary to point to the contrast between Bosnia in 1882 and Bosnia in 1903; for in 21 years the anarchy and ruin entailed by four centuries of misrule were transformed into a condition of prosperity unsurpassed in south-eastern Europe.
- The official policy of Baron Kallay, for 20 years the administrator of Bosnia, was to taboo the name of Serb in the hope of creating a distinct " Bosnian " nationality.Advertisement
- When this was done Benjamin de Kallay was appointed minister, and under his judicious government order and prosperity were established in the provinces.
- They played a prominent part in Hungarian history as early as the reign of Koloman (1095-1114); and from King Matthias Corvinus (1458-1490) they received their estates at Mezd Tur, near Kecskemet, granted to Michael Kallay for his heroic defence of Jajce in Bosnia, and still held by his descendants.
- The father of Benjamin von Kallay, a superior official of the Hungarian Government, died in 1845, and his widow, who survived until 1903, devoted herself to the education of her son.
- At an early age Kallay manifested a' deep interest in politics, and especially in the Eastern Question.
- Kallay was an honorary member of the Budapest and Vienna academies of science, and attained some eminence as a writer.Advertisement
- In 1873 Kallay married the countess Vilma Bethlen, who bore him two daughters and a son.