On February 10, 1947 - seventy-five years ago, Foreign Minister János Gyöngyösi signed the peace treaty ending the Second World War in the Luxembourg Palace in Paris,which enforced the political, economic and material interests of the Soviet Union against the "guilty nation", and imposed even more severe conditions on Hungary, a country that had fallen into the Soviet sphere of interest, than the Trianon Peace Dictate. 


As every year, the anniversary of the breakout from Buda Castle 11 February 1945 has stirred up a lot of emotions. It is a fact that after the Second World War, we, Hungarians could only deal with our participation in the Second World War, the fighting activities of our armed forces and the events of the Hungarian theatre of war from a class-warrior perspective and in a condemnatory way.


When graduate student Noah Hahn was invited to a conference halfway around the world, he didn’t realize it would become the birthplace of an international academic society—and that he would become one of its inaugural members. “It turned out to be the happiest accident of my graduate school career,” said Hahn, a doctoral student in philosophy at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. 


The Kádár regime was born in blood. Crawlers of foreign tanks, a series of massacres and political assassinations created the basis of the power of the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party, but it was impossible to build legitimacy, i.e. social acceptance, on this foundation. Therefore, the regime consolidated: it used new techniques of power to quell the nation's resistance, to break its back, to nip the voices of discontent in the bud. This was the fermenting and all-absorbing world of "goulash communism", from under which the last ideological support fell on 28 January 1989. 


We celebrate the Day of Hungarian Culture on 22 January when Ferenc Kölcsey completed his most influential poem. The Day of Hungarian Culture is celebrated on 22 January to commemorate the day in 1823 when Ferenc Kölcsey completed his most influential poem, a poem that became the national hymn. We commemorate the birth of the Hymn with an earlier article by Andrea Raffay of the Centre for Historical Research.


In the first days of February 1945, the dreaded terror organisation of the communist era [...] the predecessor of the later ÁVH - the Political Police Department of the Budapest Police Headquarters (BRFK PRO), under the direction of Gábor Péter was established. The unit, which functioned virtually as a private army of the Communist Party, was organised within the police, but its leader never recognised any superior other than Mátyás Rákosi or directly the Soviet secret service officers.


The 800 years of Croatian-Hungarian relations have been defined by the authority and dignity of the apostolic kingdom, the unity of the Holy Crown personifying the fullness of power, the unity of the conglomerate, which acted in one direction despite the divided forms of power and the system of extensive autonomies in the Kingdom of Hungary, said Prof. Dr Miklós Kásler at the opening of the temporary exhibition titled "ARS ET VIRTUS" in the Hungarian National Museum.


The leaders of the institutions were interviewed by Magyar Nemzet about the large-scale exhibition in Székesfehérvár. - The exhibition entitled Kings and Saints - The Age of the Árpád dynasty is about the exceptional achievements of the House of Árpád, Gábor Horváth-Lugossy told our newspaper. The Director General of the Institute of Hungarian Research considers the political attacks by part of the press against a national and Christian exhibition to be unfortunate. 


Interview about the results of the Institute of Hungarian Studies, new projects, headwinds, scientific canons, the past and present of Hungarian prehistory research. -Tibor Franka interviewed Gábor Horváth-Lugossy, Director General, in the weekly magazine, Magyar Demokrata. The fact is that the Institute of Hungarian Research has succeeded where others have not. 


The man of outstanding talents originally was not a candidate for the royal title. In the volatile environment of the Kingdom of Hungary, even members of the royal family who were not directly contenders to the throne had to be prepared for any eventuality. To better understand the conditions in the Carpathian Basin immediately before the accession of Béla III, here is a short quote from the great traveller Abu Hamid al-Gharnati, who called the Hungarians Bashkirs and wrote many interesting things about them: