Hussar (pron.: hoo-sar), refers to a number of types of light cavalry which originated in Hungary during the 15th century. The title and distinctive dress of these horsemen was subsequently widely adopted by light cavalry regiments in European and other armies. A number of armored or ceremonial mounted units in modern armies retain the designation of hussars. (Source: Wikipedia)

Hussar uniforms originated in Hungary but became popular throughout Europe. The uniform above depicts a uniform of a French regiment of Hussars circa

Charles IV of Hungary and Zita, Queen of Hungary in Hungarian clothes

Charles IV of Hungary and Zita, Queen of Hungary in Hungarian clothes - 1916

Coronation of King Charles and Queen Zita of Hungary (Emperor Karl and Empress Zita of Austria), December, 1916, Budapest.

Coronation of Saint King Charles and Queen Zita of Hungary (Emperor Karl and Empress Zita of Austria), December, Budapest.

The Hungarian capital letter alphabet. It makes for quite a difficult game of scrabble! so Amazing nation! strong, proud, warmhearted Hungarians!!!

The Hungarian capital letter alphabet. It makes for quite a difficult game of scrabble! so Amazing nation!

Sissi at 42...Queen of Hungary and Empress of Austria. Painting by Georg Raab (1879)

Portrait of Elisabeth of Austria in her silver wedding anniversary gown, by Georg Raab, 1879

Hungarian coat from Fekete-Körös valley, Transylvania. It part of the Hungarian ethno-cultural region of the historical Transylvania province. After the Dictate of Trianon 1920, it became part of Romania. From the exhibition in the Museum of Ethnography, Budapest, Hungary.

Hungarian coat from Fekete-Körös valley, Transylvania. It part of the Hungarian ethno-cultural region of the historical Transylvania province. After the Dictate of Trianon it became part of Romania.

The Elisabeth Look Out Tower on János Maunt.Budapest, as it looked in 1952 HUNGARY

The Elisabeth Lookout tower on Jánoshegy, Budapest, as it looked in

Crown Prince Otto von Hapsburg was the last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary from 1916 until the dissolution of the empire in 1918.....here he is four years old in the costume he wore to his parents coronation as King and Queen of Hungary in 1916.

Benczur Gyula - Crown Prince Otto von Hapsburg was the last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary from 1916 until the dissolution of the empire in he is four years old in the costume he wore to his parents coronation as King and Queen of Hungary in

Magyar népi díszítések - Kalotaszegi párta magyar címerrel - Erdély - 1940 - ből  fotó Kallós Zoltán Alapítvány oldala

Magyar népi díszítések - Kalotaszegi párta magyar címerrel - Erdély - 1940 - ből fotó Kallós Zoltán Alapítvány oldala

Szent korona ,Budapest ,Parlament - Hungary

,Budapest ,Parliament - Hungary The Gard Save the St, Cron

Hungarian leaders and king

Hungarian leaders and king

Coronation of King Charles IV of Hungary (Emperor Karl  I of Austria), December 1916, Budapest.

Coronation of King Charles IV of Hungary (Emperor Karl I of Austria), December Budapest.

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