Ervin Zádor Hungarian waterpolo player after the Hungary defeated the USSR in the "Blood in the Water" polo game in 1956. The Hungarian team won the game 4–0 and later was awarded the Olympic gold medal. The match was extremely violent, and was halted in the final minute to quell fighting amongst spectators.

n 33 days after the Soviet Army invaded Hungary, the two nations faced each other in an Olympic water polo match, known as the “Blood in the Water match.” Hungary defeated the Soviet Union and went on to win the gold medal.

Ervin Zádor Hungarian waterpolo player after the Hungary defeated the USSR in the "Blood in the Water" polo game in 1956. The Hungarian team won the game 4–0 and later was awarded the Olympic gold medal. The match was extremely violent, and was halted in the final minute to quell fighting amongst spectators.

n 33 days after the Soviet Army invaded Hungary, the two nations faced each other in an Olympic water polo match, known as the “Blood in the Water match.” Hungary defeated the Soviet Union and went on to win the gold medal.

Susan Polgár: b. 1969; Susan Pol Polgár gar is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster. Susan is perhaps most famous for being a child prodigy, being the 1st female to earn Grandmaster title through tournament play, and breaking gender barriers. In 1984, she became the top ranked woman in the world, and remained in the top 3 for 23 years. She was also the 1st woman to qualify for the Men's World Championship. Polgár won 10 Olympic medals and 4 Women's World Championships.

Susan Polgár: b. Susan Polgár is a Hungarian chess Grandmaster. Susan is…

Hungary Papp Laszlo (Laci Papp):  25 Marc 1926 - 16 Oct 2003 Died age 77   Boxing record:                   Total fights  29:  Win- 27  KO- 15  Draws- 2 Losses- 0  "HE UNDEFEATED  IN THE RING" Olympic Games: Gold Medals 1948 London, 1952 Helsinki, 1956 Melbourne European Amateur Championships:  Gold Medals: 1949 Oslo, 1951 Milan

Hungary Papp Laszlo (Laci Papp): 25 Marc 1926 - 16 Oct 2003 Died age 77 Boxing record: Total fights 29: Win- 27 KO- 15 Draws- 2 Losses- 0 "HE UNDEFEATED IN THE RING" Olympic Games: Gold Medals 1948 London, 1952 Helsinki, 1956 Melbourne European Amateur Championships: Gold Medals: 1949 Oslo, 1951 Milan

Budapest, Hungary, Oct 1944: A smiling Ferenc Szálasi, new prime minister and leader of the Nazi Arrow Cross organization, arrives at the ministry of defense after the Germans occupied Hungary. He is escorted by one of his senior Arrow Cross officers. The sentries at the gate are German paratroopers. Szálasi was executed in 1946 for his collaboration with the Germans.

Budapest, Hungary, Oct 1944: A smiling Ferenc Szálasi, new prime minister and leader of the Nazi Arrow Cross organization, arrives at the ministry of defense after the Germans occupied Hungary. He is escorted by one of his senior Arrow Cross officers. The sentries at the gate are German paratroopers. Szálasi was executed in 1946 for his collaboration with the Germans.

1952. A Népstadion építése

Construction of the People's Stadium, Budapest

Florian Albert - one of the greatest football players in the country

Florian Albert - one of the greatest football players in the country Hungary

Manno Miltiades (1880-1935): Megnyílt a Nemzeti Sportuszoda, plakát, 126 x 95 cm, 1931.

Vintage water polo poster - classic look, check out the cap.

1953. augusztus 20. Népstadion megnyitóünnepsége.

Opening of "People's Stadium"(Budapest) now "Ferenc Puskás Stadium" in august 20 1953 x

Aranycsapat: az 1950-től (vagy ’49-től) 1956-ig együtt játszó, és 1954 júliusáig veretlen magyar labdarúgó válogatott. A legendás felállás .Álló sor: Lóránt Gyula, Buzánszky Jenő, Hidegkuti Nándor, Kocsis Sándor, Zakariás József, Czibor Zoltán, Bozsik József, Budai II László Guggolnak: Lantos Mihály, Puskás Ferenc, Grosics Gyula

Despite the cliché Hungarians are a pretty happy bunch. except if you say one of these 13 things to them:

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