The term ´kuruc´ denoted armed anti-Habsburg rebels (coming from various social classes) in Hungary in the 17th and 18th centuries.
István Bocskay created a successful army from former armed cattle herders in the 16th century.
The term ´hussar´ refers to a type of light cavalry which originated in Hungary and was the most popular in the 18th–19th centuries.
Follow John the Valiant on his quest described in Sándor Petőfi´s poem.
Napoleon Bonaparte´s Grande Armée was considered invincible.
Influenced by Western Europe, the Tsar attempted to modernise the Russian Empire.
The American Civil War was fought between the Confederacy and the Union.
The main participants in the battles of the Hungarian War of Independence were the Hungarian, the Imperial and the Russian soldiers.
Wolfgang von Kempelen´s best known invention.
Hans Christian Andersen´s legendary character comes to life in a diorama.