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 – 27 August 1919
Preceded by Adolf Samassa
Succeeded by István Friedrich
Regent's Commissioner of the Governorate of Subcarpathia
In office
28 June 1939 – 12 September 1940
Preceded by position established
Succeeded by Miklós Kozma
Personal details
Born (1870-11-25)November 25, 1870
Pest, Hungary
Died 18 March 1946(1946-03-18) (aged 75)
Budapest, Hungary
Political party National Party of Work, Unity Party, Party of Hungarian Life
Profession politician

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 Governorate of Subcarpathia (Kárpátalja) between 28 June 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
István Friedrich
Preceded by
Regent's Commissioner of Subcarpathia
Succeeded by
Miklós Kozma
Preceded by
Bertalan Széchényi
Speaker of the House of Magnates
Succeeded by
Jenő Rátz