The Regulation of Personal Names Use of the National Minorities in Czechoslovakia and Slovakia from 1918 until Present, with Special Regard to the Hungarian Minority

This study reviews the rights of national minorities in Czechoslovakia and Slovakia regarding the use of personal names from 1918 to the present. Tracing along the background factors of historical turning points and political eras of the examined period, the paper is also seeking to give a true and fair view on the relation of the powers that be to the national minorities, and their language policy relating thereto.