Imre Csáky (Minister of Foreign Affairs)

This article is about the politician. For the cardinal, see Imre Csáky (cardinal).
The native form of this personal name is körösszegi és adorjáni gróf Csáky Imre. This article uses the Western name order.
Imre Csáky
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
In office
22 September 1920  16 December 1920
Prime Minister Pál Teleki
Preceded by Pál Teleki
Succeeded by Pál Teleki
Personal details
Born (1882-02-16)February 16, 1882
Szepesmindszent, Austria-Hungary
Died 22 May 1961(1961-05-22) (aged 79)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands
Political party Independent
Profession politician

Count Imre Csáky de Körösszeg et Adorján (16 February 1882 22 May 1961) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1920. His father was Albin Csáky, a former Minister of Education.

Having completed his studies at the Vienna Orientalistic Academy (later Consular Academy) he joined the diplomatic service and served successively in Dresden, Saint Petersburg, Berlin, Bucharest and Warsaw.

He was instrumental in negotiating the peace treaty of Brest-Litovsk and of the Treaty of Bucharest (1916). He was a member of the Hungarian peace delegation of 1920. As such he conducted negotiations, among others, with Maurice Paléologue, the French secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Csáky was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Teleki government. He resigned two months later.

Imre Csáky was persecuted after the collapse of Horthy's Hungary, and even more so spending many years in jail during Communism.

He died on the Canary Islands on his way to exile in Venezuela.



Political offices
Preceded by
Pál Teleki
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Pál Teleki

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