Kicking Off the 300th Anniversary of the Birth of the Father of US Cavalry Michael Kováts de Fabriczy

Event date: May 10, 2024

This year marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Michael  Kováts de Fabriczy, the Hungarian hussar, “father of the US cavalry”. In celebration, the Karcag-based Michael Kováts Friendship Society, the the DC-based Hungary Foundation, and the Kossuth Foundation signed a cooperation agreement to preserve and promote his legacy in Hungary and in the US.

The Hungarian Postal Service issued a stamp on the ocassion featuring the painting on display at the Kossuth House in Washington.


Link to Hungary Foundation article

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