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Tag: Count Lajos Batthyány

Hungary marks a solemn occasion on 6 October: the nation remembers the courageous military leaders of Hungary’s anti-Habsburg revolution and war of independence who were executed on this day in 1849.
The 13 martyrs of the 1848–49 Hungarian War of Independence are commemorated on 6 October every year. However, the struggle for independence had other, forgotten heroes, too, like General János
Count Lajos Batthyány, the first Prime Minister of Hungary, is the spiritual father of our institution. Read more to find out about the sacrifices he made for the homeland.