Budapest was created in 1873 through the amalgamation of three hitherto separate towns: the medieval citadel of Ofen...



A native of Stockholm, the painter Martin van Meytens was much travelled and enjoyed international renown. He was Maria...
The court painter Martin van Meytens

* 24. Jun 1695, † 23. Mar 1770

Born in Leiden, Gerard van Swieten was a student of the physician Herman Boerhaave and from 1745 personal physician and...
Gerard van Swieten

* 07. May 1700, † 18. Jun 1772