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A „tépelődő gentleman”. Darányi Kálmán (1886–1939)
The „pensive gentleman”. Kálmán Darányi (1886-1939)

Author(s): Róbert Kerepeszki
Subject(s): History, Jewish studies, Political history, Recent History (1900 till today), Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), History of Antisemitism
ISSN: 2064-518x
Published by: Virágmandula Kft. - Kronosz Kiadó
Keywords: Prime Minister of Hungary;Interware Period; Győr Program; First Anti-Jewish Law;right-wing policy; Kálmán Darányi
Summary/Abstract: When people come to speak of Kálmán Darányi, even those familiar with the era could only recall the Győr Program, the preparation of the First Anti-Jewish Law or his negotiations with the Arrow Cross Party. How could one of the greyest politicians of the era with a talent for executive role be the Prime Minister of Hungary? How and in what direction could such a wishy-washy personality influence the political life of the country? How could he, the Prime Minister, get from his attempt to liquidate Gömbös’s radical right-wing policy to his agreement with the National Socialists even more radical than his predecessor? What factors formed his political disposition which resulted in his controversial decisions sometimes tragically influencing the fate of the country? The young author’s scholarly yet readable book contains a lot of new information and answers these and many other interesting questions.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-615-5339-80-6
  • Page Count: 164
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: Hungarian