Elizabeth Bathory. an oil painting her father had commissioned for Ferenec Nadasdy, the man to whom she was betrothed at eleven years old. They married in her fifteenth year. His wedding gift was his home, Cachtice Castle in Hungry.
Freedom is not Free
Portrait of Bálint Balassi 17th century. He was an hungarian poet who wrote also in turkish and slovakian among others and founder of the modern Hungarian lyric and erotic poetry.
The famous statue "Dankó Pista", which according to legend, the Gypsies Szeged, sometimes breaking off the fiddlestick, because he married a Hungarian girl. - Szeged, Hungary
Árpádházi Szent László király - King St. Laszlo - Kőnig St. Laszlo http://www.ikonfestes.hu
Hunor and Magor were, according to a famous Hungarian legend, the ancestors of the Huns and the Magyars. The myth was promoted by the medieval historian Simon Kézai in his Gesta Ungarorum (1282-85). Kézai's aim in providing a common ancestry for the Huns and the Magyars was to suggest historical continuum of the Kingdom of Hungary with the Hun Empire. Magyars led by prince Árpád had conquered the area in the 890s. The territory had previously been held by Attila the Hun in the 5th century…
Countess Ilona Zrínyi (1643–1703), Hungarian noble woman, heroine of the anti-Habsburg uprising. Painted in 1880 by Jakobey Károly (1825–1891).
Árpád, grand-prince of Hungary (c.845 - 907). The dynasty descending from him ruled the Kingdom of Hungary until 1301.