Russian Tsar Peter I with his wife

Influenced by Western Europe, the Tsar attempted to modernise the Russian Empire.

Threshing machine (19th century)

Threshing machines are used for separating grains from straw.

Chain Bridge (Budapest)

The Széchényi Chain Bridge, named after István Széchenyi, was the first permanent bridge across the Danube between Pest and Buda.

Clothing (Western Europe, 18th century)

Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.

Napoleon´s soldier (19th century)

Napoleon Bonaparte´s Grande Armée was considered invincible.

Motorised aeroplane (János Adorján, 1910)

The construction of ´Libelle´ (Dragonfly) is one of the milestones of (Hungarian) aviation history.

Soldiers of the Hungarian War of Independence (1848–49)

The main participants in the battles of the Hungarian War of Independence were the Hungarian, the Imperial and the Russian soldiers.

Lake steamer (1846)

The first paddle steamer in Hungary entered service in 1846.

Hungarian hussar

The term ´hussar´ refers to a type of light cavalry which originated in Hungary and was the most popular in the 18th–19th centuries.

Clothing (Western Europe, 16th century)

Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.

The First Hungarian automobile (1904)

Hungarian engineer János Csonka built his first automobiles for the Hungarian Postal Service.

Rococo castle (Fertőd, Hungary)

The palace and park complex is Hungary´s grandest Rococo edifice, often called the ´Hungarian Versailles´.

Fortress of Szigliget (17th century, Hungary)

The fortress was a member of the chain of fortifications built to protect against the Ottoman invaders. Its construction started in the 13th century.

Arc de Triomphe (Paris, 1836)

The construction of the arch of triumph was completed only after Napoleon´s fall, in 1836.

Calvinist College of Debrecen (18th century)

One of the oldest schools in Hungary, where several renowned Hungarians studied.

Bratislava (18th century, Kingdom of Hungary)

Bratislava (Pozsony) was the capital of the Kingdom of Hungary in the 18th century

Clothing (Western Europe, 19th century)

Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.

Textile factory (19th century)

Owing to the inventions in the 18th century, textile industry became one of the most important industries.

Clothing (Western Europe, 17th century)

Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.

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