Istvan Tisza

World War I.

Hungary in World War I and Its Aftermath Prelude to War (1913-1914) Istvan Tisza, a seasoned politician, led the government in 1913. In 1914, Austria-Hungary was drawn into World War I alongside Germany. World War I (1914-1918) A devastating period for Hungary; the country lost 1 million people in the fighting. Post-War Turmoil (October 1918-March 1920) After World War I, on October 31, 1918, Hungary experienced a bourgeois, democratic revolution under Mihaly Karolyi’s government. However, this was short-lived, as Bela …

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