Hungarian People of Polish Descent: Maurice Benyovszky

9781156721681: Hungarian People of Polish Descent: Maurice Benyovszky

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Sándor Ferenczi, Maurice Benyovszky, László Kubala, Stibor of Stiboricz, Elisabeth of Poland, Queen of Hungary, W?adys?aw Opolczyk, John Zápolya, Józef Bem, Max Nordau, János Starker, Piotr Anderszewski, Romola de Pulszky, Yitzchok Yaakov Weiss, Michael Heilprin, Moshe Teitelbaum, Stephen, Duke of Slavonia, Angelo Heilprin, Jonathan Alexandersohn, Siget, Barbara Zápolya, Benjamin Wolf Löw, Polányi, Meir Eisenstadt, Albert Schickedanz, Margit Slachta, Vazul, Hedwig of Cieszyn, Ilona Duczy?ska, Manó Kogutowicz. Excerpt: Maurice Benyovszky, (Hungarian: , Polish: , Slovak: ) born as Benyovszky Móric Ágost (20 September 1746, Vrbau (Vrbové), Kingdom of Hungary - 23 May 1786, Madagascar), was a Hungarian count with Hungarian, Polish and Slovak ancestry. He was a globetrotter, explorer, colonizer, writer, chess player, ruler of a community in Madagascar, a French colonel, Polish military commander, and Austrian soldier. Benyovszky could speak more than five languages. Regardless of his nationality, he is a pride of three nations: Hungarian, Slovak, and Polish. Benyovszky was a Hungarian count of Hungarian, Slovak and Polish background. His father was Samuel Benyovszky from the Trencsén county (Tren?ín, present-day Slovakia) of the Kingdom of Hungary. His mother, Rozália Révay, was a baroness, from the noble Hungarian Révay family, and was the widow of a general when she married Benyovszky's father. In the 16th century, after the Battle of Mohács the Hungarian family moved from southern to northern Hungary, away from the territory invaded by the Ottomans. The Benyovszky family has a long history. The ancestors of the Benyovszky family left Hungary to Poland, when the king was Charles I of Hungary, because they were relatives of Felicián Zách, a supporter of Máté Csák. In 1396, Benjamin and Urbán returned to Hungary and they...

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