Zsigmond Perényi (1870–1946)

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Zsigmond Perényi
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Minister of the Interior of Hungary
In office
15 August 1919 – 11 September 1919
Preceded by Adolf Samassa
Succeeded by Ödön Beniczky
Personal details
Born (1870-11-25)November 25, 1870
Coat of arms of Budapest.png Pest, Hungary
Died 18 March 1946(1946-03-18) (aged 75)
Coat of arms of Budapest.png Budapest, Hungary
Political party Party of National Work, Unity Party, Party of Hungarian Life
Profession politician
The native form of this personal name is perényi báró Perényi Zsigmond. This article uses the Western name order.

Baron Zsigmond Perényi de Perény (25 November 1870 – 18 March 1946) was a Hungarian politician, who served as Interior Minister in 1919. During the Hungarian Soviet Republic, he was arrested by the communists. He was the governor of the annexed Zakarpattia Oblast (Kárpátalja) between 28 April 1939 and 12 September 1940. As Crown Guard, he was a member of the House of Magnates, later Speaker of this assembly. In 1944, he resigned because of the appointment of the cabinet of Ferenc Szálasi (fascist Arrow Cross Party).


Political offices
Preceded by
Adolf Samassa
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Ödön Beniczky
Preceded by
Bertalan Széchényi
Speaker of the House of Magnates
Succeeded by
Jenő Rátz