Origin of Budapestformed by union (1873) of 3 adjacent cities, Buda, Pest, and Óbuda (Old Buda)
The capital and largest city of Hungary, in the north-central part of the country on the Danube River. It was formed in 1873 by the union of Buda on the right bank of the river with Pest on the left bank. The city was the center of the Hungarian uprising against the Communist government in 1956.x
- The capital city of Hungary.
- It possesses a Roman Catholic seminary for priests, and was the seat of a university founded in 1635, which was transferred to Budapest in 1777.
- In 1893 the construction was completed in Budapest of an underground railway with a thin, flat roof, consisting of steel beams set close together, with small longitudinal jack arches between them, the street pavement .
- Budapest hereupon fell to the Turks, who appointed John.
- Supported by the influence of Louis Batthyany, after a keenly fought struggle he was elected member for Budapest in the new Diet.
- His complete works were published in Hungarian at Budapest in 1880-1895.