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(DVHH) For the first time, a central memorial and monument for the Germans expelled from Hungary were inaugurated in Budaörs (German: “Wudersch”) near Budapest, on the 18th of June 2006. Participating in the ceremony at the Old Cemetery of the once Hungary-German community were, among others, the president of the Hungarian Parliament KATALIN SZILI, the chairman of the German Self-administration of Hungary, OTTO HEINEK and the German ambassador to Hungary, Ursula Seiler-Albring.
The president of Hungary Laszlo Solyom, in a message read at the ceremony, apologized to the victims of the expulsion. Their families, and their descendants. During the years 1946 and 1947 about 200,000 ethnic Germans were expelled from Hungary, with the agreement of the victorious powers. Most of them found a new home in the German Federal State of Baden-Württemberg.
The expulsion, some of which were characterized by cruelty, started in Budaörs on 19 January 1946 when…
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