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Miklos HORTHY

Hungarian Miklos HORTHY

Hungarian admiral and statesman, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary

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Born: on June 18, 1868 in Kenderes, Jász-Nagy-Kun-Szolnok, Hungary
Died: on February 09, 1957 in Estoril, Portugal


Biography

Miklós Horthy was born at Kenderes to an old Calvinist noble family descended from István Horti, ennobled by King Ferdinand II in 1635. His father, István Horthy, was a member of the House of Magnates, the upper chamber of the Diet of Hungary, and lord of a 1,500 acre estate. He married Paula Halassy in 1857. Miklós was the fourth of their eight children.

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