1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Wekerle, Alexander
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WEKERLE, ALEXANDER (1848- ), Hungarian statesman (see 28.500), was again appointed prime minister on Aug. 20 1917, and resigned in a public sitting of Parliament in 1918 (see Hungary). At the time of the Bolshevist rule in Hungary he was held prisoner as a hostage.