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Miklós Kozma
Minister of the Interior of Hungary

In office
4 March 1935 – 3 February 1937
Preceded by Ferenc Keresztes-Fischer
Succeeded by Kálmán Darányi
Regent's Commissioner of the Governorate of Subcarpathia

In office
12 September 1940 – 8 December 1941
Preceded by Zsigmond Perényi
Succeeded by Vilmos Pál Tomcsányi
Personal details
Born (1884-09-05)5 September 1884
Nagyvárad, Hungary
Died 8 December 1941(1941-12-08) (aged 57)
Ungvár, Hungary
Political party Party of National Unity, Party of Hungarian Life
Profession politician

Vitéz Miklós Kozma de Leveld (5 September 1884 – 8 December 1941) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Interior Minister between 1935 and 1937. He was also Minister of Defence for a short time in the cabinet of Gyula Gömbös. He attended the Ludovika Academy and fought in World War I. He was the supporter of Miklós Horthy from the begins (Counter-government of Szeged). He worked as head of the Magyar Távirati Iroda (MTI) from 1922 until his death. He did not agree with the Prime Minister Kálmán Darányi's moderate policy, so he resigned the position of the Minister of the Interior.

After the ministership Kozma continued his radical politics, he wanted to attack Carpathian Ruthenia (Kárpátalja) with the Rongyos Gárda at which time it was part of Czechoslovakia, but the government talked him out of this plan. The Rongyos Gárda had encountered the Slovak army after they filtered into the region. After the occupation Miklós Kozma was appointed as governor of Kárpátalja. He played an major role in the starting of the first Jewish deportation in Hungary, beginning with non-Hungarian Jews, including those who had escaped from surrounding countries into Hungary. Many of these deportees soon became victims of the Kamianets-Podilskyi Massacre.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ferenc Keresztes-Fischer
Minister of the Interior
1935–1937
Succeeded by
Kálmán Darányi
Preceded by
Gyula Gömbös
Minister of Defence
Acting

1936
Succeeded by
József Somkuthy
Preceded by
Zsigmond Perényi
Regent's Commissioner of Subcarpathia
1940–1941
Succeeded by
Vilmos Pál Tomcsányi

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