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Romania"s Ethnic Hungarians

George Schophlin

Romania"s Ethnic Hungarians

by George Schophlin

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Published by Cultural Survival .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Romania,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11571835M
    ISBN 10094669074X
    ISBN 109780946690749

      Calls by ethnic Hungarians for self-determination have aroused powerful emotions in Romania. Nationalists have presented such aspirations as the first step in Romania's break-up.   Tensions mount in Transylvania between Romanians and ethnic Hungarians who want autonomy; Hungarians say they have been targets of attacks by Romanian politicians and news organizations; say aim.

      Ethnic Hungarians wearing Hussar uniforms take part in a parade in Targu Secuiesc, Romania, Wednesday, Ma Thousands of ethnic Hungarians paraded in Romania to celebrate the Hungarian. An ethnic map of Romania explains a great deal about the relations between the majority and the minorities in the country. Ethnic Hungarians have an absolute majority in two counties – Harghita and Covasna – in the very heart of the country. Together with parts of Mures county, this region is known as Szekely Land.

    The Hungarian Ethnicity. Like most parts of Eastern Europe, the nation of Hungary exists primarily as the home of a single ethnic group. In this case, that . Eighty-eight percent are of Romanian ethnic origin while the rest consist of various ethnic minorities, including Hungarians, Germans, Serbians, Bulgarians, Gypsies, and Armenians. Eighty percent of the population nominally belong to the Romanian Orthodox Church, and approximately ten percent are Catholics of the Byzantine Rite.


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Romania's ethnic Hungarians. [London]: Minority Rights Group, (OCoLC) I was thinking a lot if I should share my thoughts and experiences being afraid that I will offend someone with my reply. If you feel offended, I apologize to you for it in advance.

I like to be objective but in this case it is impossible and my a. Tens of thousands of ethnic Hungarians rallied in central Romania on Friday to mark Hungary's national day, demanding greater autonomy and displaying their community's flag which sparked a Author: Radu Sigheti.

About % of the people of Romania are ethnic Romanians, whose language, Romanian, is a Balkan Romance language, descended from Latin with some German, French, English, Greek, Slavic, and Hungarian borrowings.

Romanians are by far the most numerous group of speakers of a Balkan Romance language today. It has been said that they constitute "an island of Latinity" Birth rate: births/1, population (). In DecemberLászló Tokes, an ethnic Hungarian non-Conformist pastor in the Romanian city of Timişoara, defied the dread Securitate forces who came to evict him from his church.

This action sparked the Romanian Revolution, resulting in the overthrow of Europe’s most brutal leader, Nicolae Ceauseseu. I was born in the Szekler region of Transylvania, Romania. My home town is part of what we know as Szeklerland, a community whose native language is Hungarian, but is surrounded by Romanian towns and villages.

As a child, I have always known that. Comment: Romania's colorful patchwork of ethnic groups. a wonderful book. The Hungarians remain, but are much depleted by emigration to Budapest. Hungary and Romania face off over an ethnic dispute DISCLAIMER: All opinions in this column reflect the views of the author(s), not of Ltd.

The manipulation of minority issues for domestic political advantage is adding to tensions between Hungary and Romania. Budapest and Bucharest have long had a turbulent relationship, and the involvement of national politicians in a dispute about ethnic Hungarians' demands for greater autonomy in Romania is only the latest sign of rising nationalism and.

The Hungarians is the most comprehensive, clear-sighted, and absorbing history ever of a legendarily proud and passionate but lonely people. Much of Europe once knew them as "child-devouring cannibals" and "bloodthirsty Huns." But it wasn't long before the Hungarians became steadfast defenders of the Christian West and fought heroic freedom struggles against the Cited by: Aro of these remain in Hungary, the rest having left for the West or returned (a very small number) to Romania.

Of these refugees the overwhelming majority were Hungarians with only some 8% being ethnic Romanians. The number of Hungarians from Romania in Hungary was o by August with many unregistered.

The proposal, set to cover ethnic Hungarians living in neighbouring countries, was announced by the new centre-right government in Budapest. Their idea, which is now a draft law, could include voting rights and other benefits.

"This is an extremely important element", said Attila Lászlo, ethnic Hungarian and deputy mayor of the Romanian city Cluj. Romania, country of southeastern Europe. The national capital is Bucharest. Romania was occupied by Soviet troops in and became a satellite of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) in The country was under communist rule from untilwhen the regime of Romanian leader Nicolae Ceaușescu was overthrown.

Free. The unification of Transylvania with the Kingdom of Romania in deeply affected the region's ethnic structure. Approximately one-fifth of the Magyar population departed immediately for Hungary, and those ethnic Hungarians who remained had their land expropriated and redistributed to Romanian peasants.

This article is within the scope of WikiProject Ethnic groups, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of articles relating to ethnic groups, nationalities, and other cultural identities on you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.

B This article has been rated as B-Class on the. I tried to parse out ethnic Romanians in Family Tree DNA's "Romania" group. As far as I can tell, for non-Jewish non-Hungarian non-German non-Roma ethnic Romanians their Y-DNA haplogroups include E1b1b1, G, I1, I2a, Q, and R1b1a2. This is in line with the expectations from the frequencies above.

Romania - Romania - Romanians and Hungarians: The ethnogenesis of the Romanian people was probably completed by the 10th century. The first stage, the Romanization of the Geto-Dacians, had now been followed by the second, the assimilation of the Slavs by the Daco-Romans.

Between the 10th and 14th centuries new political formations emerged in the. Other Ethnic Groups Inhabiting Romania. There are several other ethnicities in Romania which form % of the entire Romania’s population.

Before the Second World War, they formed up to 28% of the whole population but this reduced at the end of the war mainly due to the loss of areas near the borders after the signing of the : Kenneth Kimutai Too. Ethnic Hungarians: a nation in a united Europe. As a result of wars and the re-drawing of borders that have taken place in recent centuries, today’s borders in Europe rarely correspond to the physical location of the continent’s national groups.

„The Hungarians of Romania do not want to live in a country where they are constantly intimidated!”- said Kelemen. The Targu-Mures Police issued a press release in relation to the fining of the 84 organisers of a peaceful march in their city on March 10th, for the hefty sum of 70, RON.

When you say Gypsies are “us” you mean we all share the same citizenship. You may also say ethnic Hungarians are “us”, ethnic Turks are “us”.

Just as true, because we have Hungarian-speaking and Turkish-speaking minorities in Romania. But that won’t change the fact that ethnic Romanians are not ethnic Gypsy.Economic Nationalizing in the Ethnic Borderlands of Hungary and Romania Inclusion, Exclusion and Annihilation in Szatmár/Satu-Mare – Anders E.

B. Blomqvist The history of the ethnic borderlands of Hungary and Romania in the years – was marked by changing national borders, ethnic conflicts and economic Size: 6MB.