Debrecen

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in the central park, the ''Nagyerdő'' ("Big Forest"), providing recreational facilities. The building of the university was completed. Hortobágy, a large pasture owned by the city, became a tourist attraction. thumb left Déri Museum (File:Déri Múzeum (5226. számú műemlék) 2.jpg) During World War II, Debrecen was almost completely destroyed, 70% of the buildings suffered damage, 50% of them were completely destroyed. A major battle involving combined arms, including several hundred


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* Protestant Great Church (Protestant Great Church of Debrecen) (''Nagytemplom'') * City Park (''Nagyerdő'') and spa * Déri Museum (art collection including paintings of Mihály Munkácsy; also has a collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts) * Flower Carnival of Debrecen held on 20 August every year


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. It's a national museum with all kinds of arts. There is a nature display showing the animal life of the region, another collection featuring historical items from the region, and an art gallery featuring works from Hungarian artists. It's most famous work is Hungarian Mihály Munkácsy's Christ trilogy, three large paintings depicting ''Christ before Pilate, the Crucifixion, and Ecce Homo!'' *


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. Anna Cathedral. By this time the town was an important cultural, commercial and agricultural centre, and many future scholars and poets attended its Protestant College (a predecessor of today's University of Debrecen and also of Debrecen Reformed Theological University). In 1849 Debrecen was the capital of Hungary for a short time when the Hungarian revolutionary government fled there from Pest-Buda (modern-day Budapest). In April 1849, the dethronization


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, a sponsor of the 1931 ocean flight, and then flew to Debrecen non-stop. In 1937 Antal Bánhidi was invited for a two-month South American expedition, where he flew 15.000 kilometers over uncharted Amazonas (Amazon Basin) territory, documented in another book. Part 1 (2009) * May 4: Debrecen, Hungary, Főnix Hall * May 5: Ostrava, Czech Republic, CEZ Arena Career At the 2001 World Youth Championships in Athletics


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2006. The 2007 European SC Swimming Championships (European Short Course Swimming Championships 2007) and World Artistic Gymnastics Championships of 2002 also took place in Debrecen. Most recently, the city hosted the 19th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship 2010worldballoons.com in October 2010. In 2012, Debrecen hosted the 31st LEN European Swimming Championships (2012 European Aquatics Championships). Main sights

a close second in the American Cup competition, behind Olympian Tasha Schwikert, and placed eighth at Nationals. Nonetheless, her selection to the US team for the 2002 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Debrecen, Hungary was seen as a surprise by many. At Worlds, Kupets passed all other competitors, including five-time defending champion Svetlana Khorkina, to win the uneven bars event, making her only the second American woman ever to achieve the feat

World Artistic Gymnastics Championships 2001 World Championships by a mere eleven days. She was forced to wait until 2002 to make her international senior debut. At the 2002 World Championships (2002 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships) in Debrecen, Ban won a silver medal on the balance beam, one of Romania's only victories of the competition and placed fourth on the floor finals.


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; ref (during the Hungarian revolution of 1848, end of the World War II) * Budapest (including Buda) 1873 Budapestinfo –''present'' These huge paintings were taken on a tour and exhibited in many European cities and also in the US by the art dealer Charles Sedelmeyer. All three were bought by American millionaire John Wanamaker who exhibited them in his department store in Philadelphia


collection featuring

. It's a national museum with all kinds of arts. There is a nature display showing the animal life of the region, another collection featuring historical items from the region, and an art gallery featuring works from Hungarian artists. It's most famous work is Hungarian Mihály Munkácsy's Christ trilogy, three large paintings depicting ''Christ before Pilate, the Crucifixion, and Ecce Homo!'' *


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. This is a three+ mansard storey building with complex façade and with rounded corner. Exclude the Savings Bank there were shops on the ground floor, on the second floor a casino, in the basement was a beer hall and a restaurant, on the second floor seventeen luxury rental apartments located. The façade richly decorated, there are allegorical figures and reliefs showing scenes of the industry, trade, agriculture. The building planned jr. Rimanóczy Kalman, the sculptural decorations made by Alexander Somogyi. The Market Street facade shared with fourteen axles. The ground floor facade is covered with window. There are a small sweet shop and a large clothing store. Betwewn axis 2 and 14 up to the second floor divided by six-six slender pilasters. . * WikiPedia:Debrecen Commons:Category:Debrecen

Debrecen

'''Debrecen''' ( , known by alternative names (Names of European cities in different languages)) is the second largest city (Cities of Hungary) in Hungary after Budapest. Debrecen is the regional centre of the Northern Great Plain region (Regions of Hungary) and the seat of Hajdú-Bihar county. It was the largest Hungarian city in the 18th century Dezső Danyi-Zoltán Dávid: Az első magyarországi népszámlálás (1784-1787) The first census in Hungary (1784-1787), Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Budapest, 1960 and it is one of the most important cultural centres of the Hungarians. Antal Papp: Magyarország (Hungary), Panoráma, Budapest, 1982, ISBN 963 243 241 X, p. 860, pp. 463-477 Debrecen was also the capital city of Hungary (List of historical capitals of Hungary) during the revolution in 1848-1849 (Hungarian Revolution of 1848) and by the end of the World War II in 1944-1945.

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