King St. Stephen and Foundation of the Hungarian State Day


Sunday, August 21, 2022 / 16:00 - 20:00

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Stephen I, also known as King Saint Stephen (Hungarian: Szent István király [ˌsænt ˈiʃtvaːn kiraːj]; Latin: Sanctus Stephanus; c. 975 – 15 August 1038), was the last Grand Prince of the Hungarians between 997 and 1000 or 1001, and the first King of Hungary from 1000 or 1001, until his death in 1038. He was given the pagan name Vajk at birth. He was the only son of Grand Prince Géza and his wife, Sarolta. Stephen was the first member of his family to become a devout Christian.

Details of the Event

Guest of honor: Mr. Márk Horváth, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Hungary to Canada.

16.00 Celebratory Speech and Pre-recorded Program
17.00 Reception