Thursday, November 18, 2021

Ferdinand rejects Hungarian crown

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 November 18, 1921

The Chicago Tribune reports today that King Ferdinand of Romania "has refused the Hungarian throne."  This follows the "attempted coup" by the former Austro-Hungarian Emperor Karl.  

Count István Bethlen, who serves as Hungary's Prime Minister,  has asked the Romanian government "to send a deputy to settle the question of the Hungarian throne."

When the Romanian emissary arrived in Budapest,  the Hungarian government handed him a list of demands:

These demands were received by the emissary, who represented King Ferdinand.

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