Members of Fidesz have also publicly demonstrated support for Miklos Horthy
, the World War II-era Hungarian prime minister who helped the Nazis murder tens of thousands of the country's Jews and Roma.
"She was (Hungary's wartime leader and Hitler ally) Miklos Horthy
's favourite author," Mazsihisz said.
337), or from a brutally frank assessment of its leader, Admiral Miklos Horthy
, whose nationalism he characterizes as "perfervid and blinkered even by Hungarian standards" (p.
Statues of Miklos Horthy
were recently unveiled in two locations in the country.
Only the Jews of Budapest escaped mass deportation when Admiral Miklos Horthy
, the Hungarian head of state, chose under intense Allied diplomatic pressure to discontinue the transports very late in the war - thus demonstrating his enduring independence at that time, even under the German occupation.
Counterrevolutionary forces under Admiral Miklos Horthy
, formerly of the Austro-Hungarian navy, defeated the communists and restored order.
, the Regent of Hungary (governor or ruler would be a more accurate translation) had been commander of the Austro-Hungarian battle fleet in the First World War and still appeared regularly in his Austrian admiral's uniform: his house was filled with mementos of the Habsburgs and his children had played with Starhemberg when the latter was a boy.
The Arrow Cross, an ultra-right-wing political party founded by Ferenc Szalasi, a cashiered army officer, was relatively insignificant in the late 1930s and early '40s, until Regent Miklos Horthy
, Hungary's head of state, decided to cut his alliance with Nazi Germany and withdraw from the war with the Soviet Union.
democracy included Jews, supporters of Regent Miklos Horthy
, members of
When Admiral Miklos Horthy
became Hungary's dictator after Kun's fall, he could easily blame the country's problems on "Jewish Bolsheviks." In fact, two of Marton's subjects, Michael Curtiz (originally Kaminer and then Kertesz) and Alexander Korda (whose name in Hungary was Sandor Kellner), had worked for the Kun regime as young filmmakers, and were forced to flee soon after its collapse.
and Bela Kun are names from which country's 20thcentury history?Which constellation in the zodiac was once seen merely as the claws of Scorpius?
For example, his review of Thomas Sakmyster's book about Miklos Horthy
, Hungary's Admiral on Horseback, offers intricate accounts of Horthy's path to power and of the difficulties he faced in answering his country's Jewish Question.