St Stephen Hungary

Hungary celebrates 1,020 years of Christian statehood

On Aug. 20 this year, Hungary celebrates 1,020 (or 1,021, according to other historians) years of Christian statehood. One of the oldest Christian states in Europe and the world, Hungary was born after a bloody succession war between pagan-born Vajk (975-1,038) who converted to Christianity at an unknown date as István (Stephen), and his relative […]