Category Archives: Hungarian History

Fortepan Images: The Man on Belgrád rakpárt

Fortepan is Hungarian online photo archive site. It contains over four thousand photos that remain uncollected from the the Hungarian photo processing factory called Fortepan located in Vác, Hungary.  These images represent 20th century Hungarian life in a way that, if any, … Continue reading

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Paul Erdős: Another Hungarian Genius

I am currently writing an article for the Magyar Szó on Paul Erdős as part of the series, Famous Hungarians. Before I started researching for the article, I knew next-to-nothing about him, other than he was Hungarian and had something … Continue reading

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June in Hungarian History

The month of June in Hungarian history focusing on Imre Nagy, Trianon, Horthy and briefly the lives of Zoltán Latinovits, Árpád Feszty” and the ceramist Margit Kovács. Continue reading

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January in Hungarian History

January 6 is an important day in the history of the Székely people. The Székelys, also known as Szeklers, came into Transylvania either with or before the Magyars. By the 11th century, however, they had adopted Magyar speech and they … Continue reading

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May in Hungarian History

A brief survey of May in Hungarian history, including a the lives of Artúr Görgey, Kádár, and Krúdy. Continue reading

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