"As I witnessed the revolution in Budapest"

1956.

Photographs of dr. Tibor Szentpétery

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The American reisdence in the Castle area was shot as well

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Flowers on the tombs of the heroes in the Rákóczi Square (Pest side)

   

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Flowers on the tombs of the heroes in the Rákóczi Square (Pest side)

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Humble commemoration for a young life...

   

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Provisional tombs are everywhere in the streets and squares

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Provisional tombs are everywhere in the streets and squares

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The provisional tombs on Nov 1st

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The provisional tombs on Nov 1st

   

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Comparing the numbers of victims of the Hungarian revolutions:

1703-1711 Rákóczi uprising: executed: 8, exiled: 120

1848-49 freedom fight: (col. Haynau) executed: 50, exiled: 1,120

1956 revolution: (Kádár) executed 860. exiled: 280,000

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Hand-written poster about Prime Minister Imre Nagy, who changed his point of view during the revolutionary days

 

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Commemorating candlelights all along the pavement in the Rákóczi Street on Nov/1st, 1956.

 

 

 

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