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Government Type:
Authoritarian, Oligarchic


Hungary is a landlocked minor power in central Europe. Its neighbors are Flag of Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia, Flag of Romania Romania, Flag of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia and Flag of Austria Austria.



National focusEdit

Hungarian national focus tree.
Main article: Hungarian national focus tree

  Hungary, along with three other nations situated between   Germany and the   Soviet Union, gets a unique national focus tree as part of the Death or Dishonor expansion. Without the expansion, Hungary utilizes the Generic national focus tree instead.

The Hungarian national focus tree can be divided into 3 branches and 6 sub-branches:

  • Political Branch
This branch allows Hungary to change its political stance.
  • Strengthen the Monarchists Sub-branch
This branch allows Hungary to elect a Democratic, Fascist, or a Habsburg King and could potentially re-create the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • Strengthen Fascists Sub-branch
This branch allows Hungary to become Fascist and create Greater Hungary and either join the Axis or create their own faction with Italy.
  • Council of People's Commissars Sub-branch
This branch allows Hungary to become Communist and join the Comintern.
  • Industrial Revitalization Branch
This branch allows Hungary to develop its industry and unlock research slots. One of its sub-branches is connected to the Establish the Air-Force sub-branch.
  • Secret Rearmament Branch
This branch allows Hungary to cast off the Treaty of Trianon and start researching military tech.
  • Establish the Air-Force Sub-branch
This sub-branch allows the research and licensing of the Airforce.
  • Army Maneuvers Sub-branch
This sub-branch gives research bonuses for various types of Army equipment.
  • Naval Warfare Sub-branch
This sub-branch deals with the Navy but requires that Hungary controls a coastal state as they lack one in 1936.



Hungary starts in 1936 as a non-aligned country with an election in March of 1939. The ruling party in 1936 is the F48P and its leader is Miklós Horthy. Hungary in the 1939 game start is a fascist country.

National SpiritsEdit

Without the Death or Dishonor DLC enabled, Hungary starts with no national spirits. With the Death or Dishonor DLC enabled, Hungary starts off with the Treaty of Trianon, which disarms Hungary. This can be removed by either negotiating with the Little Entente, proposing the Bled Agreement, or by renouncing it if you choose the fascist route of the tree.

Treaty of Trianon
  • Recruitable Population: -0.50%
  • Military Factory construction speed -50.00%
The Treaty of Trianon is, in many ways, similar to the Treaty of Versailles, crippling our military and preventing rearmament. Seeing it altered or abolished must be our premier goal. We can do this by seeking a Rapprochement with the Little Entente, proposing the Bled Agreement, or by renouncing it altogether. The last option will be widely considered as very aggressive and may provoke a strong response.

Political PartiesEdit

Political Party Ideology Popularity Party Leader Country Name Is Ruling?
Szociáldemokrata Párt (SZDP)   Democratic 25% Árpád Szakasits Republic of Hungary No
Kommunisták Magyarországi Pártja (KMP)   Communist 0% Mátyás Rákosi Hungarian People's Republic No
Horthy Government   Fascist 31% Miklós Horthy Hungary No
Függetlenségi és 48-as Párt (48P)   Non-Aligned 44% Miklós Horthy Kingdom of Hungary Yes
Legitimists   Non-Aligned ---- Otto von Habsburg Kingdom of Hungary No, but can came to power via national focus.
Legitimists   Non-Aligned ---- Franz Ferdinand V von Melckenburg-Schwerin Kingdom of Hungary No, but can came to power via national focus.


Hungary begins with claims on   Czechoslovakia's territory, namely in Southern Slovakia and Carpathian Ruthenia.


Political Advisors
Name Type Effect  Cost
Kálmán Kánya Compassionate Gentleman
  • Improve relations opinion: +15%
Lajos Reményi-Schneller Captain of Industry
  • Civilian Factory construction speed: +10%
  • Infrastructure construction speed: +10%
  • Refinery construction speed: +10%
Vilmos Rőder War Industrialist
  • Military Factory construction speed: +10%
  • Dockyard construction speed: +10%
Gusztáv Gratz Staunch Monarchist
  • Daily Support for Unaligned: +0.10
Kálmán Darányi Smooth-Talking Charmer
  • Trade deal opinion factor: +10%
Zoltán Tildy Silent Workhorse
  • Political Power Gain: +15%
László Rajk Communist Revolutionary
  • Daily Communism Support: +0.10
József Széll Democratic Reformer
  • Daily Democracy Support: +0.10
Gyula Gömbös de Jákfa Fascist Demagogue
  • Daily Fascism Support: +0.10


Hungary begins 1936 with 3 research slots, this may expanded to 5 via the Industrial Revitalization path in their national focus tree.

Army Technology Naval Technology Air Technology Electronics & Industry
  • FEG 35M (Infantry eq. I)
  • Recon Company I
  • Great War Tank
  • 8cm M1905 (Towed Artillery)
  • None
  • AVIS III (Interwar Fighter)
  • WM-16 (Close Air Support I)
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None

Designers, Concerns & TheoristsEdit

Tank Designers
Name Type Effect  Cost
Armor Company Tank Designer
  • Armor Research Time: -10%
  • Armor Reliability: +5%

By selecting this Design Company it will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

Ship Designers
Name Type Effect  Cost
Ganz Danubius Ship Designer
  • Naval Research Time: -10%

Requires Naval Warfare focus in order to select.

Aircraft Designers
Name Type Effect  Cost
Naval Air Company Naval Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Naval Bomber:
    • Range: +10%
    • Naval Attack: +10%
  • CV Naval Bomber:
    • Range: +10%
    • Naval Attack: +10%

By selecting this Design Company it will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

Heavy Air Company Heavy Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Strategic Bomber: Strategic Bombing: +10%

By selecting this Design Company it will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

M.W. Aircraft Light Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Fighter:
    • Agility: +10%
    • Max Speed: +10%
  • Carrier Fighter:
    • Agility: +10%
    • Max Speed: +10%

By selecting this Design Company it will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

Medium Air Company Medium Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Heavy Fighter: Reliability: +20%
  • Tactical Bomber: Reliability: +20%

By selecting this Design Company it will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

Materiel Designers
Name Type Effect  Cost
Artillery Company Artillery Designer
  • Artillery Research Time: -10%
Motorization Company Motorized Equipment Designer
  • Motorization Research Time: -10%
Fegyver- és Gépgyár Infantry Equipment Designer
  • Weapons and Equipment Research Time: -10%
Industrial Concerns
Name Type Effect  Cost
MÁVAG Industrial Concern
  • Industrial Research Time: -10%
Name Type Effect  Cost
Shvoy Kálmán Military Theorist
  • Army Experience Gain: +0.05 daily
  • Land Doctrine Research Time: -7%
György Jendrassik Air Warfare Theorist
  • Air Experience Gain: +0.05 daily
  • Air Doctrine Research Time: -7%



Conscription Law Economy Law Trade Law
  Disarmed Nation
  • 1% Recruitable population
  Civilian Economy
  • 35% Consumer Goods factories
  • –30% Factory construction speed
  • +30% Factory (type) conversion cost
  • -40% Fuel Gain per Oil
  • -25% Fuel Capacity
  Export Focus
  • 50% Resources to market
  • +5% Research speed
  • +10% Factory/Dockyard output
  • +10% Construction speed


  Oil   Aluminum   Rubber   Tungsten   Steel   Chromium
2 *(-1) 160 *(-80) 0 (0) 5 *(-3) 0 (0) 0 (0)

*Indicates how many resources are reserved for the international market due to trade laws.


6  Military Factories 10 *(-5)  Civilian Factories

*Indicates how many civilian factories are required to produce consumer goods due to economy laws.


Hungary's military mostly consists of 14 Infantry divisions (one division made up by 6 INF battalions), 2 Cavalry divisions (4 CAV battalion and a Recon company), and a small air force. However, all of these divisions are at less than half-strength, as Hungary has a mere 52 men in reserve at the start of the game.


14 Infantry Divisions 2 Cavalry Division

Total: 16 Divisions |   Manpower Used: 41.30k


Hungary doesn't have any naval forces or convoys as it is a landlocked nation.

Air ForceEdit

12 Close Air Support
12 Tactical Bombers
72 Fighters

Manpower used:2.16k

Military StaffEdit

Chief of Army
Name Type Effect  Cost
Ferenc Szombathelyi Army Defense (Expert)
  • Division Defense: +10%
Hugó Sónyi Army Offense (Expert)
  • Division Attack: +10%
Chief of Navy
Name Type Effect  Cost
Francois Deak Naval Reformer (Expert)
  • Naval Experience Gain: +10%
Reszö Kastner Naval Maneuver (Expert)
  • Naval Speed: +10%
Chief of Airforce
Name Type Effect  Cost
Béla Rákosi Ground Support (Expert)
  • Air Superiority: +10%
Sándor Magyarossy Air Combat Training (Specialist)
  • Ace Generation Chance: +5%
Military High Command
Name Type Effect  Cost
Gusztáv Jány Armor (Specialist)
  • Armor Division Attack: +5%
  • Armor Division Defense: +5%
Deszo László Army Regrouping (Expert)
  • Division Recovery Rate: +8%
Jenő Rátz Air Combat Training (Expert)
  • Ace Generation Chance: +10%
Henrik Werth Cavalry (Expert)
  • Cavalry Attack: +10%
  • Cavalry Defense: +10%
  • Motorized Attack: +10%
  • Motorized Defense: +10%
  • Mechanized Attack: +10%
  • Mechanized Defense: +10%

Strategies and guidesEdit

When playing  Hungary, there are two achievements you can gain: Miklos Horthy And The Habsburg Prince and Better Than Szent István. Let's look at the Habsburg Prince achievement. For one, you need to do the focus Balanced Budget and elect Otto von Habsburg to the Habsburg throne. Then you need to demand a referendum on unification with Austria, and there are two outcomes: war or unification. If Austria peacefully unifies, that means they have voted to reunite. If Austria chooses no or denies the referendum, then go to war. Keep in mind you should have Historical AI Focus off, and it does not affect achievements. Put your troops on the border and head for the cities. Capturing Vienna and Salzburg will end the war quickly enough for you to annex it before Germany does the Anschluss. From there, you can proclaim the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Your capital will stay in Budapest.

For the rest of the achievement, you have to do some invasions. You need Franche-Comte, Lombardy, Emiliano Romagna, Tuscany, Lebanon, Palestine, all of Hungary, all of Austria, all of Czechoslovakia, Oberschlescein and Niederschlescein to get the achievement. If you really want to get Better Than Szent István, the easiest way is to invade Yugoslavia. Take all of Yugoslavia, use their dockyards to build a battleship and use political power to get Miklos Horty as a Naval commander, getting you the achievement. Compelting the rest of the Habsburg Prince achievement means war with Italy, Germany, France and Britian. The fastest way is to invade Germany first. Head north, take the cities and annex Germany. This will get you two provinces closer. Next, invade France. Just heading into the Maginot Line is going to be a suicide mission, so head through Belgium (Schlieffen 2: Electric Boogaloo) and Britain is almost certainly going to guaranteee France or Belgium, so you can also bring down Britain with them. And Italy might just join the Axis to bog you down, so hoping that the Austro-Hungarian military has been built up significantly, you can do a mass invasion of Western Europe. Getting to Paris will bring down the French, and they will surrender after about half of the country is occupied. Then go around Switzerland to Italy's western border and attack. This will be a surprise attack for the Italians, so rush down the peninsula and do a naval invasion of Palestine and Lebanon. Go down to Egypt, seize the Suez Canal (you should also have seized Malta and Cyprus by now) and march into Algeria. Once you have Algiers, navally invade Gibraltar. This will make supply lines to the British Raj and the Antipodes longer and costlier, weakening the eastern half of the British Empire. Then put all your troops on the north coast of France and navally invade England. When the treaties come, take as much land as possible and what you also need for the achievement. As soon as you hold all the provinces necessary, you can get the achievement.