HUNGARY: Regent Eclipsed

The power of the Regent of Hungary crumbled at the elections last week, before the might of the Premier. A few years ago Admiral Nicholas Horthy de Nagybanya, Regent of this "Kingless Kingdom," rode through the streets of Budapest like a monarch in his own right. But last week not one of his close friends was elected to the Lower House, while the National Unity Party of Premier Count Stephen Bethlen de Bethlen won absolute control with 213 seats out of 245.

Count Bethlen. Since 1921 Count Stephen Bethlen has been continuously...

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