Timeline of Budapest

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Budapest, Hungary.


Before 16th century

16th to 18th centuries

Buda and Pest in the early 17th century Braun & Hogenberg Buda in the 16. century.jpg
Buda and Pest in the early 17th century

19th century

Buda and Pest in the mid-19th century Payne Central-Europa (1850) Pesth-Ofen cropped.jpg
Buda and Pest in the mid-19th century


Budapest in the 1870s Budapesti latkep, eloterben a Taban.jpg
Budapest in the 1870s
Hungarian State Opera House in the 1890s Andrassy ut, a Magyar Allami Operahaz epulete (Ybl Miklos, 1884.). A felvetel 1890 korul keszult. Fortepan 57562.jpg
Hungarian State Opera House in the 1890s
Budapest in the 1890s Ring Street, Budapest, Hungary, Austro-Hungary-LCCN2002710864.jpg
Budapest in the 1890s

20th century


Aerial view of Budapest in 1910 Budapest I., latkep a Gellerthegyrol. - Fortepan 10953.jpg
Aerial view of Budapest in 1910


Hungarian Revolution of 1956 in Budapest Karoly (Tanacs) korut az Astoria fele nezve. Fortepan 24666.jpg
Hungarian Revolution of 1956 in Budapest

21st century

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