István Tisza and the Crisis leading to the First World War Cover Image

Tisza István és az első világháborúhoz vezető válság
István Tisza and the Crisis leading to the First World War

Author(s): Zoltán Maruzsa
Subject(s): Diplomatic history, Economic history, Military history, Political history, Social history, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919)
Published by: Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Új-és Jelenkori Egyetemes Történeti Tanszék
Keywords: István Tisza; 1914 july crisis; war crime; Austro-Hungarian Empire; Sarajevo; First World War;
Summary/Abstract: The aim of the essay is the examination of the decisions which led to the breaking out of the WWI, and clearing of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, and especially Hungary’s wartime role. The analysis amplifies the events’ background, the Hungarian projections of the geopolitical situation with the help of the Prime Minister István Tisza and his political perspective. The essay shows the wartime situation by the historical literature, the delivered speeches in the Hungarian national assembly and the obtainable correspondences. The article draws a distinction between wartime responsibility and wartime crime while holds responsible for the whole European political elite because of the breaking out of the cataclysm.

  • Page Range: 57-67
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Hungarian