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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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The faces we pay with: discover the world of Hungarian banknotes – PART I

They are the historical faces that we interact with most often. We are so accustomed to seeing them as pieces of currency that we seldom stop and actually look at them. Still, they are representing some of our most important historical legacies. This article, the first in a series of two, will tell you about the portraits and landmarks on three Hungarian banknotes, so that the next time you pay for your coffee, you will appreciate that guy with the weird hat better. The current series of banknotes has been in usage since 1997, and as of now, it consists...

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