Largely as a consequence of Kun's 133 days in power, the counterrevolutionary government of Admiral Miklos Horthy
was both anticommunist and anti-Semitic, communists and Jews being, in the traumatized minds of many Hungarians, interchangeable identities; that was something that John never forgot.
Netanyahu has also formed a close alliance with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has lavished praise on Miklos Horthy
, Hungary's World War II-era ruler, who introduced anti-Semitic laws and collaborated with the Nazis.
He has been engaged in a similar bromance with Viktor Orban, the ultra-nationalist prime minister of Hungary, who barely veils his Jew-baiting and has eulogized Miklos Horthy
, a Hungarian leader who collaborated with the Nazis.
Caption: Admiral Miklos Horthy
was the ruler of Hungary during most of WWII.
Last summer, just before Netanyahu went to Budapest for a summit to meet with Orban as well as the leaders of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the Hungarian prime minister praised Miklos Horthy
, who was Hungary's leader during World War II when 600,000 of the country's 800,000 Jews were murdered in the Holocaust.
He's on the record as saying Miklos Horthy
, the Hungarian leader who cooperated with the Nazis, was an "exceptional statesman".
It was started under a former Hungarian leader Miklos Horthy
. Horthy, according to the report, enforced laws against Jews and worked with Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime to deport hundreds of thousands of Jews to the Nazis.
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.
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.
In 1944 Hungarian leader and Nazi ally Miklos Horthy
began secret peace negotiations with Russia.
The Molnar family endorsed Governor Miklos Horthy
and his followers and Molnar herself regarded Horthy with special respect for two main reasons.
Hungaryas far-right Jobbik, the third-biggest party in Parliament, stirred outrage in early November when it unveiled a statue in Budapest of a Nazi collaborator, Miklos Horthy
, the countryas fascist leader during World War II.