Newspaper Museum exhibition

Important: All newspapers were written in Hungarian!


The thematic exhibition evokes 9 eras and consists of 122 covers covering major historical events. Revolution of 1848-49 and the War of Independence, World War I, the proletarian dictatorship of 1919, Trianon, World War II. World War I, 1956, sports success, space travel and a separate room can be furnished from newspapers dealing with the news of the deaths of earlier greats. For example, in World War I you can find the issue of the newspaper Világ, which reports the outbreak of World War II, but you can also view so-called war papers and, of course, newspapers dealing with the afterlife of the war, the Trianon decision. At the Soviet Republic, the official newspaper of the proletarian dictatorship, the Red Newspaper, also returns and the papers printed on greaseproof paper (Evening Népszava) complement the exhibition, which deals with the Soviet Republic in detail. A II. The exhibition will start from the second Vienna decision on World War II, and those interested can view the figures on the invasion of Austria, but also read Miklós Horthy's proclamation, which he made during the jump-out attempt.

The 1956 theme is also rich, with many single-issue newspapers, but the exhibition also includes Truth, published on November 7, 1956, which was the last issue at the time of the Revolution and was edited and printed in a cellar while Russian tanks fired outside.

Of course, the newspapers published the next day of the Hungarian-English 6: 3 match will not be missing from the sports successes, and Népsport, which reports on the rematch (Hungary-England 7: 1), can also be viewed. Among the newspapers writing about the deaths are newspapers praising Lajos Kossuth, special publications on the murder of Queen Elizabeth, and newspapers covering Stalin's death.

With the offer of the sculptor János Megyeri, the exhibition also includes a lifelike statue until the speech of Endre Ady, two busts (Ferenc Puskás, Sándor Petőfi) with several large paintings, and a statue of Count Albert Apponyi covered with 100-year-old newspapers.

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