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The First World War Hero Of Szeged Came Home

On May 25 was the funeral of Miksa Ágoston Diendorfer (Dombay) with military honors on the Heroes Day. Diendorfer was a battalion commander in the Imperial and Royal (K.u.K.) 46th Infantry Regiment of Szeged. József Holló, retired Lt. Gen. and the Military History Museum’s former director spoke at the funeral in the downtown cemetery. He said that the general led his army heroic in World War I against the Serbians, the Russians and against the Italians. MiksaÁgostonDiendorfer earned 23 medals. After the war he has been moved to Jászapáti, and he died in 1952. After his death he has...

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Magnificent castles and legendary heroes from the age of Hungarian-Turkish wars

The Hungarian-Turkish wars have shaped the development and economic, cultural growth of the Hungarian nation, though it not has been discussed in-depth in English so far. Gábor Szántai publishes a new book soon, focusing on the important figures and geographical locations of these fights. The following is the author’s brief description of his work.  Europe was torn by religious and dynastic wars in the 16th century while the mighty Ottoman Empire was getting ready to conquer the countries of the Christian world. The Hungarians had contributed vastly more than their share to the steady development of the European civilization...

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Böde hands Hungary third place in World Cup qualifying group

A late goal from substitute Dániel Böde gave Hungary a well-deserved victory against the Faroe Islands in the final fixture of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign in the Groupama Aréna in Budapest tonight and ensured a third-place finish for his country in the final group standings. Another unfamiliar lineup was forced upon Hungary head coach Bernd Storck due to injuries, János Szabó making his first start for his country at left-back alongside Richárd Guzmics and Tamás Kádár at centre-back and Attila Fiola on the right side of defence. Máté Patkai came in for Ákos Elek in central...

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