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Horthy

Miklós , full name Horthy de Nagybánya. 1868--1957, Hungarian admiral: suppressed Kun's Communist republic (1919); regent of Hungary (1920--44)
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In his classic Historical Consciousness, John wrote dismissively that "in none of the remaining thirty-two years of his life [Pal Lukacs died in 1956, the year of the Hungarian Revolution] would my father see more freedom in Hungary than what prevailed during the conservative regimes of [Prime Minister Istvan] Bethlen and [Regent] Horthy in 1924." That is true.
Horthy agreed to provide five Hungarian "security brigades" to protect the Wehrmacht's rear areas from partisan attacks.
At the southern end of the square, outside a Calvinist church, stares a bust of Admiral Miklos Horthy, the authoritarian regent under whose reign Hungary passed the first anti-Semitic law of 20th-century Europe in 1920, allied with the Axis powers, and deported some half-million Jews to Auschwitz in the largest and swiftest mass transfer of the Final Solution.
The author covers Jewish studies in the Horthy era, intellectual agendas in prewar Hungary, the voices of the persecuted, and many other related subjects over the course of the bookAEs eight chapters.
By devoting pages to men such as Hungarian regent Miklos Horthy, whose nation passed early anti-Semitic laws but who was horrified by the extermination campaign, and Pal Szalai, who turned from a member of Arrow Cross (Hungary's National Socialists) into a dissident police officer and trusted ally of Wallenberg, Carlberg doesn't just make distant, dignified hero Wallenberg real.
Miklos Horthy, who allied himself with Nazi Germany and was replaced,
This is an especially effective mechanism when perpetrators were indeed also victims of mass violence." (73) He illustrates this with the case of Hungary, where radical rightists argue that the Jews' role in the repressive communist security apparatus "balances out the murder of hundreds of thousands of Jews with the collaboration and active participation of Miklos Horthy's regime and the fascist Arrow Cross Party." (74) The House of Terror museum in Budapest, "which restricts the Holocaust to a couple of rooms while devoting the rest of its ample space to communist crimes," (75) meticulously lists Jews among the communist perpetrators but not among the victims of the Stalinist system.
It was he who negotiated with Horthy the Concordat which gave the Catholic Church in Hungary powers and privileges of exactly the same kind as those the Church enjoys in Franco's Spain.
How much autonomy did Hungary's ruler, Admiral Horthy, have in chartering a foreign policy that challenged Nazi Germany?
2216 has criminalized Horthy militias and the ousted Saleh, and acknowledged the legitimate government, in Yemen, noting at the same time that it is not permissible for United Nations to elicit information from the rebels and pointing out that such information from the putschists Houthis, would mislead the Yemeni public opinion.
In 1944 Hungarian leader and Nazi ally Miklos Horthy began secret peace negotiations with Russia.
The iconic diva of the Horthy era was accused of spying in wartime, imprisoned, tortured, and banned on radio and in theaters in her home country in 1944; after her release, she saved Jews from certain execution on the Danube banks.