A katonatiszt és a rendőrkapitány : két testvér az ellenforradalmi Szegeden

Tóth Marcell: A katonatiszt és a rendőrkapitány : két testvér az ellenforradalmi Szegeden. In: Köztes-Európa : társadalomtudományi folyóirat, (12) 1. pp. 91-108. (2020)

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Abstract

In our study we willl take a closer look at Miklós Pottyondy and Károly Pottyondi, two key persons of the Szeged of 1919 and their role in the counter revolutionary movement. Our article will briefly introduce their family background, their lives from birth till the First World War and their place in their home town’s society. Moving on we will discuss the year 1919 with added emphasis on the time of the Hungarian Soviet Republic and the events that have transpired in Szeged. We will place the two brothers in this framework and show how they played their part in various counter revolutionary and anti-communist actions. The older brother, Miklós, who was a police captain was taken by the reds who planned to kill him even after his return to Szeged, due to the large role he played in the capture of communists remaining in the city. His younger brother, Károly, returned to his home town as one of the most highly decorated majors of the Great War. First played a part in the removal of his left wing superior then in the May of 1919 he was one of most important orchestrators of the coup which placed the local garrison into the hand of the counter revolution and layed the foundation of the Hungarian National Army. At the end we will take a brief look at the time after the fall of the Soviet Republic and talk about what role, if any, the two brothers played in preserving the memory of the counter revolution between the two world wars.

Item Type: Article
Other title: The military officer and the police captain : two brothers in Szeged during the counter revolution
Journal or Publication Title: Köztes-Európa : társadalomtudományi folyóirat
Date: 2020
Volume: 12
Number: 1
ISSN: 2064-437X
Page Range: pp. 91-108
Publisher: Egyesület Közép-Európa Kutatására
Place of Publication: Szeged
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/71738/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pottyondy Károly, Pottyondy Miklós, Magyarország története - 1919, Ellenforradalom - Magyarország - 1919, Szeged története - 1919
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: p. 107-108. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 06. Humanities
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology > 06.01.01. History
06. Humanities > 06.01. History and archaeology > 06.01.01. History > 06.01.01.07. Modern and contemporary history
Date Deposited: 2021. Feb. 08. 15:40
Last Modified: 2021. Feb. 08. 15:40
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/71814

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