March 15: How the Communists Attempted to Exploit It, Then Feared It

The 1848 Revolution is one of the most important national holidays in the history of Hungary. The memory of the fight for Hungary’s independence during the communist dictatorship was completely overshadowed, while the governing power tried to fill its meaning with a whole new ideology. It never succeeded, and after 1956, during the Kádár era, this … Continue reading March 15: How the Communists Attempted to Exploit It, Then Feared It