VERITAS Research Institute for History and Archives

09 October 2019

On the occasion of the 170th anniversary of the execution of Count Lajos Batthyány (the first prime minister of free Hungary), the Hungarian Batthyány Foundation, the Lajos Batthyány Foundation, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Hungarian Historical Society jointly organize a conference entitled In Defense of the Hungarian Homeland: The Batthyánys from the 15th century to the 1848–49 Hungarian Revolution and War. The main patron of the conference is János Áder, President of Hungary.

The VERITAS Institute is represented by Róbert Hermann (Count Lajos Batthyány and the Formation of the Hungarian Army) and Attila Réfi (The Batthyánys and the Hungarian Army from the 18th century to the Napoleonic Wars).

Location: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Széchenyi István tér (Square) 9, Budapest

Date: 9:30 AM on (Wednesday) October 9th, 2019

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