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Regent of Hungary

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Regent of Hungary Takes Morning Ride

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HUNGARY: Regent Admiral Horthy Unveils Rakoczi Memorial (1937)

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Hungary: Hundreds of nationalists mark Miklos Horthy's inauguration centenary

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How Vienna was conquered by the Hungarian army of Matthias Corvinus in 1485

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HUNGARY: Admiral Horthy lays wreath on tenth anniversary of his regency (1930)

The Regent of Hungary was a position established in 1446 and renewed in 1920. It was held by Admiral Miklós Horthy until 1944. Under Hungary's Constitution there were two regents, one a regent of the ruling house, called the Nádor, and another called "Kormányzó" As the Entente had banned the legitimate Nádor from taking his place, the choice fell on electing a governor-regent. He was regent of the post World War I state called the Kingdom of Hungary (1920–46) and served as the head of state in the absence of a monarch, while a prime minister served as head of government. Horthy was styled "His Serene Highness the Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary".
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