On July 3rd, 1849, in the Battle of Havasnagyfalu (modern-day Mărișel, RO), Pál Vasvári, one of the leaders of the “Youths of March”, sacrificed his life in the fight against the Romanian rebels. His name has entered the Hungarian history books for his heroic deeds during the 1848-49 Hungarian Revolution. Though he died young, his was an eventful life.
The Institute and Museum of Hungarian Military History, the Pál Vasvári Civil Association and the local government of Pestszentlőrinc-Pestszentimre (Budapest – XVIII District) jointly host a conference to honor his memory. The conference patron is State Secretary Szilárd Németh, who opens the conference. Commander of the Institute and Museum of Hungarian Military History Col. Vilmos Kovács gives welcoming remarks. Our colleague Róbert Hermann is one of the invited speakers. His presentation is entitled Pál Vasvári and Rákóczi’s Freedom Fighters.
Location: Institute and Museum of Hungarian Military History, Kapisztrán tér (Square) 2-4, Budapest
Date: 10 AM on (Wednesday) July 3rd, 2019