The Great Patriotic War, the Russian Empire and Ukraine are the three recurring themes that constitute the pillars of the Russian President’s historical narrative.
After Peter the Great, Alexander II is known to be the greatest reformer of the Russian Empire. What his rule teaches us is that historic development does not go in a straight line—usually, when a country takes two steps forward, it also takes a step back.
Alexander III of Russia is known to be Putin’s favourite tsar. During his reign, he advocated for Russification, for Russia’s interests in global affairs and for the ‘inviolability of autocracy’.
Today marks the 496th anniversary of the Battle of Mohács. It is one of the most frequently mentioned events in Hungarian history. The reasons for the defeat are still the subject of historical debates.
The main tenets of Erhard’s programme still apply today. Lax fiscal policy and monetary stimulus do not result in long-term, sustainable economic growth. Prosperity is ultimately a result of increasing productivity. Low taxes, low inflation, monetary rigour and the uninterrupted operation of the free market are essential in order to achieve success.
If one spends some time in Hungary, one may come to the opinion that the Serbs a ‘stubborn’ and ‘rather barbaric people’. This kind of anti-Serbian language dominated contemporary British reports.
According to the Doctrine of the Holy Crown, the Crown itself has a personhood that is identical to Hungary. The Doctrine holds that Hungary is of the Holy Crown, everything that Hungary is, belongs to the Crown himself.
This article will help you understand why this position was so coveted by those seeking to control the country – among them the Nazi occupiers of 1944 and the Communists.
It is a key and unique fact that the existing county system of Hungary continues to bear the signs of the state organization efforts of Saint Stephen.
Let’s try to keep the illusion awake in ourselves that we can cross to Nagyvárad or drop by to Nagyszalonta and then run from Makó to Arad, as it used to be – so natural, so self-evident. And then all of a sudden, we realise it was no longer possible.
Did you know that Elizabeth II is a descendant of the Hungarian conqueror Árpád — of the female branches?
Written in elegant expository prose, László Bernát Veszprémy’s book chronicles the main political episodes of one of Hungary’s watershed moments: the year 1921.
In its entirety, Scitovszky’s memoirs are a compelling and eloquent retelling of many of the obscure events at and after Trianon, written by a man of a sophisticated age, hardened by insurmountable challenges and driven by a sense
of duty and responsibility.
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.
According to Tarasevich and other experts, the dramatic experience of starvation in Russia had been part and parcel of Russian existence for centuries.
The Hungarian National Museum and the Galerija Klovićevi Dvori of Zagreb jointly present the cultural and historical relations between Croatia and Hungary via a temporary exhibition.