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Lajos Aulich
Aulich Lajos
Aulich as depicted by Vince Grimm (?1810 – 1872)
Born (1793-08-25)25 August 1793
Died 6 October 1849(1849-10-06) (aged Script error: No such module "age".)
Place of birth Pozsony, Hungary (now in Slovakia)
Place of death Arad, Hungary (now in Romania)
Allegiance Flag of Hungarian Revolution of 1848.png Hungarian Revolutionary Army
Service/branch Army
Rank General
Battles/wars Battle of Kápolna (1849)
Other work Minister of War (1849)

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

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." He suffered from gout, and relieved of field duty, he was appointed Minister of War on 14 July 1849 and executed less than 3 months later as one of the 13 Martyrs of Arad.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Artúr Görgey
Minister of War
1849
Succeeded by
(Last office holder)
Julius Jacob von Haynau

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