Getting started with Hungary research
Welcome to the Hungary page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Hungary page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Hungarian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Hungary Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!
Hungary is a country in the Carpathian Basin of Central Europe, bordered by Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, and Slovenia. To read more about Hungary see The World Factbook and Wikipedia
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Many people want to find out from where their ancestors have started their journey which has brought them, very often after tremendeous difficulties and often tragedies, to their present home. Read more about Research in Greater Hungary...
Historic Counties of the Kingdom of Hungary
The following 71 counties of the Kingdom of Hungary existed between 1876 and 1914:
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Hungarians who departed Europe may be in emigrant departure lists—see the Hamburg Passenger Lists Wiki article. Germans-speaking citizens of Austria-Hungary who moved to Eastern Europe are discussed in the Germans from Russia Wiki page.
The Family History Library has produced a Hungarian Word List. It is best used by English-language speakers. It can be used online or printed in .pdf format.
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