A short chronologic history of Hungary
Hungarian history, like most others, is full of blood and daring, errors and triumph.
Hungary is thought of as the legendary land of gypsy violin music, of dashing men and
beautiful women, and romantic nights in small Budapest cafes on winding cobblestone
streets near the Danube.
But it is also a place where much that's tragic has happened. It's a country, where, on occasion, heroism has been exemplary and heartrending - as in the ill-fated Revolution of 1956.
So, let's dive into it..