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The Hungarian Revolution of 1848 was one of the many European Revolutions of 1848 and closely linked to other revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas. The revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary grew into a war for independence from the Austrian Empire, ruled by the Habsburg dynasty.

After a series of serious Austrian defeats in 1849, the Austrian State came close to the brink of collapse, thus the new young emperor Franz Joseph I had to call for Russian help in the name of the Holy Alliance.<ref>Eric Roman: Austria-Hungary & the Successor States: A Reference Guide from the Renaissance to the Present -PAGE: 67, Publisher: Infobase Publishing, 2003 ISBN 9780816074693</ref> Czar Nicholas I answered, and sent 200,000 men strong army with 80,000 men strong auxiliary forces. Finally, the joint army of Russian and Austrian forces defeated the Hungarian forces. After the restoration of Habsburg power, Hungary was placed under brutal martial law.<ref>The Making of the West: Volume C, Lynn Hunt, Pages 683–684</ref>

The anniversary of the Revolution's outbreak, 15 March, is one of Hungary's three national holidays.


Hungarian Revolution of 1848 sections
Intro  Hungary before the revolution  Ideological forerunners of extra-parliamentary radical youths: The Hungarian Jacobin Club  Origins of Revolution  The bloodless revolution in Pest   Parliamentary monarchy, the Batthy\u00e1ny government    The Hungarian Republic, Regent-President Louis Kossuth   War of Independence  Aftermath  See also   Notes  References  Further reading  

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The Hungarian Revolution of 1848 was one of the many European Revolutions of 1848 and closely linked to other revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas. The revolution in the Kingdom of Hungary grew into a war for independence from the Austrian Empire, ruled by the Habsburg dynasty.

After a series of serious Austrian defeats in 1849, the Austrian State came close to the brink of collapse, thus the new young emperor Franz Joseph I had to call for Russian help in the name of the Holy Alliance.<ref>Eric Roman: Austria-Hungary & the Successor States: A Reference Guide from the Renaissance to the Present -PAGE: 67, Publisher: Infobase Publishing, 2003 ISBN 9780816074693</ref> Czar Nicholas I answered, and sent 200,000 men strong army with 80,000 men strong auxiliary forces. Finally, the joint army of Russian and Austrian forces defeated the Hungarian forces. After the restoration of Habsburg power, Hungary was placed under brutal martial law.<ref>The Making of the West: Volume C, Lynn Hunt, Pages 683–684</ref>

The anniversary of the Revolution's outbreak, 15 March, is one of Hungary's three national holidays.


Hungarian Revolution of 1848 sections
Intro  Hungary before the revolution  Ideological forerunners of extra-parliamentary radical youths: The Hungarian Jacobin Club  Origins of Revolution  The bloodless revolution in Pest   Parliamentary monarchy, the Batthy\u00e1ny government    The Hungarian Republic, Regent-President Louis Kossuth   War of Independence  Aftermath  See also   Notes  References  Further reading  

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