Hungary Politics

Hungary Politics, Population and Geography

Background: Hungary was part of the multilingual Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed as a result of the First World War. Hungary fell under communist rule after World War II. The uprising of 1956 and the announcement of withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact caused a massive intervention of Soviet troops. During the more open Gorbachev era, Hungary […]

Hungary religion

Hungary Religion and Armed Forces

Religion. – Equality of rights is allowed for all members of religions recognized by the state: that is, for Catholics, Evangelicals (whether followers of the Augusta Confession, or Lutherans, or the Swiss Confession), Unitarians, Greek Orthodox, Armenians Gregorians, Baptists (since 1906), Jews, Muslims (since 1906). According to the 1930 census there are: Catholics (64,906) 5,634,103; […]

Hungary History

Hungary History

Squeezed between the Alps and the Carpathians and crossed by the Danube, the great river that divides it sharply into two parts (the great Alföld plain to the E and the Transdanubian mountainous region to the W), Hungary has a very personal geographical profile, which reflects in a marked individuality of its national characteristics. Although […]