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Hungarian Democratic Republic

empire government_type People's republic

language Hungarian isbn 963-8153-55-5 page 17 event_start Monarchy abolished (Abolished monarchy) date_start 16 November year_start 1918 event_end Disestablished date_end 8 August year_end 1919 life_span 1918–1919 year_exile_start year_exile_end event1 Soviet Republic proclaimed (Hungarian Soviet Republic) date_event1

Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen

''Zemlje krune svetog Stjepana'' conventional_long_name Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen common_name Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen continent Europe region Central Europe country Hungary era New Imperialism status Monarchy status_text Component of the Austro-Hungarian

Empire empire Austria-Hungary government_type Constitutional monarchy event_start 1867 Compromise (Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867) date_start 30 March year_start 1867 event_end Monarchy abolished date_end 16 November year_end 1918 year_exile_start year_exile_end event1 Aftermath of World War I#Austria-Hungary Dissolution

Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg s1 Hungarian Democratic Republic flag_s1 Flag of Hungary (1918-1919; 3-2 aspect ratio).svg image_s1 s2 State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs flag_s2 Flag of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs.svg s3 flag_s3 s4 flag_s4 s5 flag_s5

Hungarian Soviet Republic

#009999 Controlled by France and Yugoslav countries capital Budapest latd 47 latm 28 latNS N longd 19 longm 03 longEW E common_languages Hungarian (Hungarian language) title_leader Leader (Heads of State of Hungary) government_type leader1 Béla Kun year_leader1 1919 title_deputy List of Prime Ministers of Hungary

Chairman deputy1 Sándor Garbai year_deputy1 1919 legislature National Assembly of Soviets era Interwar period date_start 21 March year_start 1919 event1 Constitution date_event1 23 June 1919 date_end 1 August year_end 1919 stat_year1 stat_area1 stat_pop1 currency Hungarian korona thumb right 320px Béla Kun (File:Bela.Kun.Revolution.1919.jpg), leader of the 1919 Hungarian Revolution. File:Dia03.PNG thumb right 320px "To Arms! To Arms


:''For other uses see Komarno'' ksh_code 05449 area_total_km2 70.19 population_total 19747 population_as_of 2009

population_footnotes postal_code 2900 area_code 34 latd 47.73576 longd 18.15296 '''Komárom''' ( , Croatian (Croatian language): ''Komoran'', German (German language): ''Komorn'', Serbian (Serbian language): ''Коморан'') is a city split between Hungary on the south bank of the Danube in Komárom-Esztergom county and Slovakia on the other. The fortress played an important role in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848 and many contemporary English

connected with an iron bridge and in 1896 the two towns were united under the name Komárom. The center was split by the newly created border of Czechoslovakia in 1920 following the Treaty of Trianon in which Hungary lost 2 3 of its territory creating a sizeable Hungarian minority in Slovakia (Hungarians in Slovakia). The Czechoslovak (Slovak) part is now Komárno, Slovakia). Komárom and Komárno are connected by two bridges: The iron bridge and a newer lifting bridge. The two


area_code 62 leader_title Mayor leader_name László Botka (MSZP (Hungarian Socialist Party)) latd 46.255 longd 20.145 website http: ''' ; see also other alternative names (Szeged#Etymology)) is the fourth largest city (List of cities and towns in Hungary#Largest cities in Hungary) of Hungary, the largest city

and regional centre of the Southern Great Plain and the county town of Csongrád (Csongrád (county)) county (Counties of Hungary). The University of Szeged is one of the most distinguished universities in Hungary. The famous Szeged Open Air (Theatre) Festival (first held in 1931) is one of the main attractions; which are held every summer celebrated as the Day of the city on May 21. Etymology The name Szeged might come from an old Hungarian (Hungarian language) word

for corner ('' '') – a reference to the color of the water where the rivers Tisza and Maros merge. On etymology The city has its own


and Helen Klein. His parents were Hungarian

people Hungarian Jewish (Hungarian Jews) immigrants from Mátészalka, Hungary. Hungarian (Hungarian language) was Curtis' only language until he was five or six, postponing his schooling. His father was a tailor and the family lived in the back of the shop — the parents in one corner and Curtis and his brothers Julius and Robert in another. His mother once made an appearance as a participant on the television show '' You Bet Your Life

, gave the product its name, which raised a bit of controversy as people thought the name was vulgar and had pornographic associations. But the name stayed, and throughout the 1970s, turned out to be very successful. Production moved from Budapest to Mátészalka and eventually grew to several additional factories throughout the 1980s. thumb 200px Máté Zalka portrait from a 1961 Hungarian postal stamp (Image:1376 Portrait 100.jpg) '''Máté Zalka''' (April 23, 1896, Tunyogmatolcs

Kingdom of Hungary

conventional_long_name Kingdom of Hungary Names (#Names) common_name Hungary continent Europe region

1946 life_span 1000–1918 1920–1946 year_exile_start year_exile_end event1 date_event2 15 March 1848 event3 Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 1867

Compromise date_event3 20 March 1867 event4 Treaty of Trianon date_event4 4 June 1920 event_pre date_pre event_post date_post p1 Principality of Hungary flag_p1 Flag of Hungary (11th c. - 1301).svg p2 Hungarian Democratic Republic flag_p2 Civil Ensign of Hungary.svg s1 Hungarian

Carpathian Ruthenia

mountains"). This is contrasted implicitly with ''Prykarpattia'' (Ciscarpathia; " Near-Carpathia), an unofficial region in Ukraine, to the immediate north-east of the central area of the Carpathian Range, and potentially including its foothills, the Subcarpathian basin and part of the surrounding plains. Among self-identifying ethnic Ukrainians, Carpathian Ruthenia is usually known simply as Transcarpathia. From a Hungarian, Slovak

and Czech perspective the region is usually described as Subcarpathia (literally "below the Carpathians"), although technically this name refers only to a long, narrow basin that flanks the northern side of the mountains. During the period in which the region was administered by the Hungarian states (History of Hungary) it was officially referred to in Hungarian as Subcarpathia ( ) or North-Eastern Upper Hungary. The Romanian (Romanian language) name

and Slovak (Slovak language): ''Karpatská Rus'') and, occasionally, Hungarian Rus Ruthenia'' ( ). The region declared its independence as Carpatho-Ukraine on March 15, 1939, but was occupied by Hungary in March 15–18, 1939, and remaining under Hungarian control until the German occupation of Hungary in 1944. In 1945, most of the region was annexed by Soviet Union and subsequently incorporated into the independent state of Ukraine


and ''Moson'' by foreigners. The Hansági Museum can be found in Mosonmagyaróvár. http: Etymology The name Moson comes from the Slavic (Slavic languages) ''Musun'', which means "castle in the marsh". Magyaróvár literally means "ancient Hungarian castle" in Hungarian (Hungarian language), though the ''Magyar-'' prefix was only added to the name after confusion with a similarly named town in Austria called Deutsch

, creating the province of Pannonia. The Romans established a camp called Ad Flexum at the site of Mosonmagyaróvár; it is likely that the Hungarians (Hungarian people) from the Árpád era (Árpád dynasty) would name the place ''Óvár'' due to the Roman ruins which would still be present during the 11th century. The purpose of Ad Flexum was to defend the Mosoni-Duna (Danube), but the security the legions (Roman Legions) provided also drew civilian settlement, especially since a major east

-west trade route ran through the area. Circa 170 AD, Germanic (Germanic peoples) barbarians who lived north of the Danube river attacked the settlement, nearly completely destroying it. The Romans reconquered the area around the 3rd century, and the town once again prospered, likely with a population of three or four thousand people. After the Emperor Valentinianus (Valentinian I) died in 375, Hunnic (Huns) invasions drove the populace away. After the Hungarian prehistory#The "


by ethnicity demographics1_footnotes demographics1_title1 Hungarians demographics1_info1 96.9% demographics1_title2 Gypsies (Romani people) demographics1_info2 1.7% demographics1_title3 Germans (Hungarian Germans) demographics1_info3 0.7% demographics1_title5 Poles (Pole and Hungarian cousins be) demographics1_info5 0.3% demographics1_title6 Croats (Croats in Hungary) demographics1_info6 0.2% demographics1_title7

. Kaposvár is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaposvár. Etymology The name of the city derives from the words "kapu" and "vár", meaning gate and castle in Hungarian (Hungarian language). So Kaposvár is the "Castle of gates". Experts believe that it is possible that the city used to have many gates. Coat of Arms The shield of Kaposvár consists of the green hills which means the Somogy Hills and the three-towered castle with a huge metal

), from Nagykanizsa (on the road 61). History Before the Hungarian land-taking According to legend, the city was founded on seven hills (like Rome). The area had already been inhabited by 5000 BCE. From around 400 BCE, Celtic (Celts) tribes populated the area. From 9 AD to 107 AD the city belonged to the Roman Empire

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