Category Archives: Hungarian History

April in Hungarian History

I am thirty-two and wise,/Poem, be a big surprise/pretty/ditty This is the opening stanza of “For My Birthday” composed by Attila József in April 1937. Born the son of a labourer and a washerwoman on 11 April 1905 he would … Continue reading

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March in Hungarian History

March is a special month for all Hungarians: one of the three National Days is celebrated on 15th March, commemorating the beginning the 1848-49 War if Independence.  Readers of the Magyar Szó need no introduction, or description of that day; … Continue reading

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February in Hungarian History

The month of February in Hungarian history, culture and society. Continue reading

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