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20th anniversary of the Visegrad Group – Hungary

20th anniversary of the Visegrad Group - HungaryHungary post issued a stamp to commemorate the 20th anniversary of establishment of this alliance of four Central European countries, i.e. Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

The idea of the V4 alliance derives from a meeting of the Czech, Polish and Hungarian rulers in Visegrad, Hungary in 1335. Charles I of Hungary, Czech king John of Luxembourg, and Casimir III of Poland entered into an agreement of a close cooperation in political and commercial affairs, and of eternal friendship. This agreement inspired the next successful Central European initiative established 656 years later.

20th anniversary of the Visegrad Group - Hungary sheet
Title: 20th anniversary of the Visegrad Group – Hungary
Date of Issue: 15 February 2011
Country: Hungary
Denominations: 240 Ft

Source: www.posta.hu

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