Jellachich de Buzim, Joseph, Count

Jellachich de Buzim, Joseph, Count

(yĕ`lächĭch, bo͞o`zĭm, –zhĭm), 1801–59, Austrian general, a Croatian nobleman. He was governor of Croatia when the revolution of 1848revolutions of 1848,
in European history. The February Revolution in France gave impetus to a series of revolutionary explosions in Western and Central Europe. However the new French Republic did not support these movements.
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 broke out in Hungary, and he commanded an army against the revolutionists. His purpose was to separate CroatiaCroatia
, Croatian Hrvatska, officially Republic of Croatia, republic (2011 pop. 4,284,889), 21,824 sq mi (56,524 sq km), in the northwest corner of the Balkan Peninsula.
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 from Hungary, and he was backed by the Austrian government. After the fall (1849) of the Hungarian revolutionary government of KossuthKossuth, Louis
, Hung. Kossuth Lajos, 1802–94, Hungarian revolutionary hero. Born of a Protestant family and a lawyer by training, he entered politics as a member of the diet and soon won a large following.
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, Jellachich was again governor of Croatia, which remained a part of Hungary.