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    Hungarian Geographical Museum III.

    by katalin Updated Jan 8, 2013
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    The Hungarian Geographical Museum 2000-2001, renovated in beautiful garden setting for the most outstanding Hungarian traveler molded image of statue.

    Count Samuel Teleki (1845-1916) was born Sáromberke. Germany in the university. Life Purpose implement a new geographical discoveries eyes. Organized a scientific expedition at his own expense kevéséb known landscapes of East Africa.

    Aurel Stein (1862-1943) became a Western university oriental studies after China, India, Iran became world-famous archaeologist, researcher. Most of China's Tarim Basin researched. Ancient ancient cities dug out of the desert sands and reconstructed from the famous Silk Road, a step also. British sensational results as he could reach but Hungarians never denied. Valuable library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences was his will.

    László Sáska (1890-1978) Physician, Africa researcher. Nagyenyed wanted to open a doctor's surgery, but plans meghúsultak. In 1933, he and his wife rose up to seek prosperity in Africa. Son in law of Emperor Haile Szelasszié Abyssinia became a doctor. Abyssinia Albert Schweitzer have been called since the area with a population of 4 million, he was the only doctor. In 1937 he moved to Tanganyika where surgeries are open. Healing the work of a wide range of scientific and collector coupled with work. He died at the age of 88, the tomb at the foot of the volcano Mount Meru, the second embossed country.

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    Hungarian Geographical Museum II.

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    The building Batthány Prince Philip's estate was built in 1840. Later, the mansion became the Wimpffen-family, hence the name is also used in buildings today. Probably the Wimpffen Sleep-Hungary Familia members and office bearers of the estate lived in it.

    I Jovicza (1971) at the time of the Revolution the building was the Austrian general's headquarters, and was buried near the battle slain. Spaciousness of the building made ​​it possible for guests, as well as transit elszállásoljanak it than was previously the Pelican Inn. For example, in February 1871, József Eötvös funeral procession accompanying the remains of members - Ercsi way - also in night after that.

    The Hungarian Geographical Museum 2000-2001, renovated in beautiful garden setting for the most outstanding Hungarian traveler molded image of statue.

    Antal Reguly (1819-1858) was born in Zirc. Legal graduated, but her interest in languages​​, travel attracted towards. Germany, Denmark and Sweden and then traveled to the Finno-Ugric linguistics, attention turned to. After the Finns allied with the Russian people (Voguls, Ostyaks, Mordvins, Cheremises) traveled between linguistics and continued collecting. Based on the results of linguistics and ethnography has become world-renowned scientist.

    Laszlo Almasy (1895-1951) the art lover, the Libyan Desert was one of the best experts. First, the Zarzura oasis of Gilf Kebir and 10 thousand years of prehistoric rock paintings discovered by typing your name in the history of exploration trips. II. from General Rommel in World War served as a reconnaissance officer in the rank of majors. Returning to Egypt, the Desert Research Institute, was appointed director. He died of a tropical disease hospital in Salzburg.

    Gyula Prinz (1882-1973) geographer, geologist, researcher at the Tien Shan. His teacher, Lóczy recommendation Almasy George joined in 1906 an expedition of sani-tien. Prinz tint captured the beautiful view of the Tien Shan peaks and valleys. Some of this can be seen in museum exhibitions. Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan led the second expedition.

    Ervin Baktay (1890-1963) Indian culture and art was a popularizer. His sister was able to walk through the vast landscape of many countries. Identified Csoma workings should zanglai pukhtáli and monastic sites. The 1930s was the editor of the Globe. India wrote articles and books by writers became known.

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    Hungarian Geographical Museum I.

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    Wimpffen the former mansion, museum home

    The Érd-Ófalu Sina Castle senseless destruction, today Érd city's only major non-ecclesiastical building of the monument was Wimpffen mansion, which is currently the Hungarian Geographical Museum.

    The high-storey neo-classical building of the Metro Manila area stands out among medium-sized mansions beautiful proportions and harmonious appearance. The facade of the Royal road widening gradually into space considered. Two ends, at a respectful distance, at right angles to the two low vaulted outbuilding connected to that currently in homes and shops. The three buildings, spacious courtyard garden close involvement.
    The building length of 68 meters and a width of 14 meters. The exterior walls were built of brick and limestone Sóskút. The interior layout of the building was changed several times, walls were demolished and new ones built, the actual intended purpose of use (home, office, school, etc.).

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    Hungarian Geographical Museum ()

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    Tasks of the Hungarian Geographical Museum

    In October 1983, Érd opened Hungarian Geographical Museum is the geography and the Hungarian travelers, geographical exploration-related artifacts, manuscripts, letters, diaries, expedition reports, books, articles, art works, personal bequests search for, collect, preserve, scientific processing and shares making. 2-3 temporary exhibitions each year while a permanent exhibition visitors are welcome.

    The exhibition, organized guided tours, much emphasis is placed next to the local primary and secondary schools in their relationship. Museum hours are common, occupations, tasks solution combined with quizzes, study circles. Summer Camps in environmental awareness is our primary goal. The geography teacher educators in regular contact with the presentation format combined with professional training.

    Our library of 9,000 volumes offers researchers and students with the most significant works of Hungarian travelers, geography textbooks and route descriptions were collected. The local library can be used in many pieces of donations received by institutions.

    Public education is an important part of work with the press, radio, television relations. Every year 2-3 radio or television program is broadcast to the museum, and a number of scientific, educational material made ​​of film studies at the institution.

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    Minaret

    by katalin Written Dec 28, 2011

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    The former Turkish dsami and as a part of it the minaret was built in the 17th century on the field of a board fence castle of the 16th from the period of thebey of Székesfehérvár called "Hamza" /Érd was also called Hamzsabég for a long time./
    Among the three minarets which still exist in our country the 23m tall tower of Érd excels with its squat dimension.
    The minaret which has a ground-plan of a 12 angle is made of the limestone of Sóskút and it is connected to the corner of the dsami right from the entrance. The enframing size of the dsami was 8.1m X 10.7m.
    The muezzin calling for the prayer could reach the balcony through a spiral staircaise starting from inside the church.The upper door of the tower looks on Mekka.
    The original spire of the tower might have been damaged in consequence of a thunderbolt.
    The reconstruction of the monument was carried out in 1971 according to the plans of Károly Ferenczy as a result of an excavation from 1963 to 1965 led by Géza Fehér.
    At present the base walls and the entrance of the dsami shown on field-level can be seen, as well the ferroconcrete imitation of the "mihrab" niche and the minaret completed with a ferrocencrete spire.

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