Júlia Bányai: The Woman in Men’s Clothes Who Became a Military Hero in the Revolution of 1848

In the summer of 1849, in an invaded Transylvania, Tsarist army officers were dazzled by the performances of a Parisian female dancer. The artist told French-speaking Russian aristocrats that she had lost her company because of the chaotic military events in Hungary and was now wandering alone in an unknown country. A part of the … Continue reading Júlia Bányai: The Woman in Men’s Clothes Who Became a Military Hero in the Revolution of 1848