Kingdom of Hungary: Middle Ages 1301–1526: Kingdom of Hungary: Middle Ages 1526–1867: Kingdom of Hungary: Crownland of Habsburg Monarchy and Austrian Empire: 1867–1918: Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen: Part of Austria-Hungary: 1918–1919: Hungarian People's Republic: First Republic 1919: Hungarian Soviet Republic: 1919–1920: Hungarian Republic: 1920–1946: Kingdom of Hungary
The Kingdom of Hungary came into existence in Central Europe when Stephen I, Grand Prince of the Hungarians, was crowned king in 1000 or 1001. He reinforced central authority and forced his subjects to accept Christianity.
There are an estimated 14.2–14.5 million ethnic Hungarians and their descendants worldwide, of whom 9.6 million live in today's Hungary (as of 2016). About 2.2 million Hungarians live in areas that were part of the Kingdom of Hungary before the Treaty of Trianon in 1920 and are now parts of Hungary's seven neighbouring countries, Slovakia , Ukraine , Romania , Serbia , Croatia , Slovenia , and Austria .
- 315,510 (2006)
- 458,467 (2011)
- 1,227,623 (2011)
- 1,437,694 (2013)
The Kingdom of Hungary was an Axis Power during World War II and focused to regain Hungarian majority territory which had been lost in the Treaty of Trianon, achieving this goal in early 1941. By 1944, following heavy setbacks for the Axis, Horthy's government negotiated secretly with the Allies, and also considered leaving the war.
Hungary in its modern (post–1946) borders roughly corresponds to the Great Hungarian Plain (the Pannonian basin).During the Iron Age, it was located at the crossroads between the cultural spheres of the Celtic Tribes (such as the Scordisci, Boii and Veneti) Dalmatian Tribes (such as the Delmatae, Histri and Liburni) and the Germanic Tribes (such as the Lugii and Macromanni).
The Hungarians demonstrated a use of siege weapons, including a battering ram at the Siege of Ausburg.After the death of the last king Demetrius Zvonimir of Croatia, he left no heir, so his wife Helen, the sister of Saint Ladislaus I of Hungary called the Hungarian troops to take control of the kingdom.
In 2016, the Hungarian military has about 700 troops stationed in foreign countries as part of international peacekeeping forces, including 100 HDF troops in the NATO-led ISAF force in Afghanistan, 210 Hungarian soldiers in Kosovo under command of KFOR, and 160 troops in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Hungary sent a 300 strong, logistics unit to Iraq ...
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The Kingdom of Hungary between 1526 and 1867 was, while outside the Holy Roman Empire, part of the lands of the Habsburg Monarchy, that became the Empire of Austria in 1804. After the Battle of Mohács, the country was ruled by two crowned kings (John I and Ferdinand I). Initially the exact territory under Habsburg rule was disputed because both rulers claimed the whole kingdom.
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