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Emánuel Aladár Korompay a Hungarian-born victim of the massacre committed against Polish military officers by the Soviet secret police NKWD, was honoured in Warsaw on Saturday. Emánuel Aladár Korompay. Photo: public domain (JAP)

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 23:37

The first volume of the Polish edition of Attila Szalai’s book “On Polish Soil – Memoirs, Diaries, 1976-1990” was introduced by the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) in Warsaw on Wednesday. Photo by JAP

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 23:59

Polish President Andrzej Duda has awarded four Hungarians post-mortem with the Virtus et Fraternitas medal in recognition of their efforts to help Polish refugees during the second world war, in a ceremony held in the presidential Belweder Palace in Warsaw.  Photo by Piotr Nowak / PAP  (JAP)

Wed, 06/15/2022 - 23:31

Hungary’s First Constitutional Document was issued by Andrew II on April 24, 1222. Source: Mátyás Jantyik  

Sun, 04/24/2022 - 13:58

On 25 January the Director of the IPN’s Office for Commemorating the Struggle and Martyrdom, Adam Siwek, unveiled a monument commemorating Witold Pilecki. The monument is located in front of the Polish-Hungarian Friendship House in Balatonboglár, Hungary. Photo by Universal Art Archive / Alamy Stock Photo / PAP/Alamy

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 16:56

The monument was donated by the legendary Hungarian anti-communist opposition, Tibor Pákh.    József Mindszenty. Photo by PAP/CAF (JAP)

Sat, 11/06/2021 - 23:55

Hungary celebrates today the 65th anniversary of the 1956 revolution and freedom fight. Photo by Nagy Gyula/Fortepan  

Sat, 10/23/2021 - 10:15

Personal furniture that used to belong to the 19th-century Queen Elisabeth of Hungary, also known as Sissi, including her dressing table and glass-covered cabinet, have been put on display at the Royal Palace of Gödöllő near Budapest. They were bought back at a starting price at an auction in Germany.

Sat, 08/14/2021 - 23:11

The People of Poland at War, a new book by Andrzej Chwalba is a pioneering synthesis of the history of Poland, 1914-1918, summing up 100 years of the work of historians on the period and outlining new research aims. 

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 12:58

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki thanked Viktor Orbán for returning the armour, saying it would henceforth be another symbol of Polish-Hungarian friendship. Photo credit. Art Service 2 / PAP Sigismund II Augustus was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1548 to 1572.

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 23:00

64 years ago a spontaneous national uprising began against the government of the Hungarian People’s Republic and its Soviet-imposed policies.

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:01