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Hungary (Republic of Hungary)Hungary is a Central European Republic bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.
Hungary was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until World War I.
It lost over 2/3 of its land and population after W.W.I in the Allies dictated Trianon Peace Agreement. After W.W.II, it was ruled by Communists.
Moscow met the 1956 popular uprising, announcing the withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact with a massive military intervention. During the Gorbachev years, Hungary led the movement to dissolve the Warsaw Pact and steadily shifted toward multiparty democracy and a market-oriented economy.
For further information on Hungary, the Hungarian people and their history
visit, Hungary, facts & history in brief or
("http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungary") at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
My tribute to
József Cardinal Mindszenty
The Hungarian Anthem
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Saint Stephen (Szent István) of Hungary
Saint Stephen Bazilika
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The 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
The 1956 Hungarian Revolution. (My Story)
A brief introduction and links to other articles and works.
Index - (Table of Contents)
Chapter 1 - 1956
Chapter 2 - The Revolution
Chapter 3 - We are free!
Chapter 4 - The Soviets return with a vengeance
Chapter 5 - Escape to freedom
Chapter 6 - On the way to New Zealand
Chapter 7 - New Zealand
Appendix 1 - Some statistics of the Revolution
Appendix 2 - Some statistics of the Emigration
Links - Recommended reading
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1956 - 2006 - The 50th Anniversary Celebrations
2006 October 22 - 2006 October 22
Corvin Alley Displays
ELTE - 1956 szobrok - ELTE Memorial Statues
March to Bem Statue
2006 October 23 - 2006 October 23
Andrássy Road Displays
Astoria Hotel Remembrance
Displays at ELTE
Police - everywhere
2006 October 24 - 2006 October 24
Streets of Budapest next morning
Filming another blockbuster
Controversial Soviet Monument
Széna Square Memorials
2006 November 4 - 2006 November 4
FIDESZ March with torches
'56os Museum - 1956 Memorial Museum
1956 Memorial Chapel
Nagy Imre - Imre Nagy
Torn from the Flag
Our trip to Kiskunmajsa
2006 Felsõpetény - Our pilgrimage to our beloved József Prince-Primate Cardinal Mindszenty' s
Battle of Pákozd
Battle of Pákozd Memorials
Battle of Pákozd Museum
Don Bend Memorial Chapel
The bell dedicated to the memory of Vitéz Admiral nagybányai Horthy Miklós
The 'Kopjafa' dedicated to the memory of Vitéz nagybányai Horthy István
Budapest Children’s Railway (Gyermekvasút) 2009
My photo pages of Hungary
Sites about Budapest
Sites about Hungary in general
These links are to pages that are in English, but many of them have Hungarian options and a few of those link towards pages that are in Hungarian only.
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