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Kozma, Miklós; 1884-1941   (view)   (view in production)

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"(The native form of this personal name is vitéz leveldi Kozma Miklós. This article uses the Western name order.) Vitéz Miklós Kozma de Leveld (5 September 1884 – 8 December 1941) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Interior Minister between 1935 and 1937. He was also Minister of Defence for a short time in the cabinet of Gyula Gömbös. He attended the Ludovika Academy and fought in World War I. He was the supporter of Miklós Horthy from the begins (Counter-government of Szeged). He worked as head of the Magyar Távirati Iroda (MTI) from 1922 until his death. He didn't agree with the Prime Minister Kálmán Darányi's moderate policy, so he resigned the position of the Minister of the Interior. After the ministership Kozma continued his radical politics, he wanted to attack Carpathian Ruthenia (Kárpátalja), which was part of Czechoslovakia yet, with the Rongyos Gárda, but the government talked him out of this plan. The Rongyos Gárda encountered with the Slovak army so, After they filtered through into the region. After the occupation Miklós Kozma was appointed as governor of Kárpátalja. He played an important role in the starting of the first Jewish deportation in Hungary in this quality of his, in these sense for which one all escaped onto Hungary like that Jew, at which official documents were not, it was conveyed to the Germans, who these Jews strafed at the Kamianets-Podilskyi Massacre." (from Wikipedia)

Lifespan: 1884-1941
Clippings: 1934-1941
German National Library: http://d-nb.info/gnd/124212484
Wikidata: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q698824
DBpedia: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Miklós_Kozma
VIAF: http://viaf.org/viaf/18151144


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