THE FUNDAMENTAL LAW OF HUNGARY
God bless the Hungarians
WE, THE MEMBERS OF THE HUNGARIAN NATION, at the beginning of the new
millennium,with a sense of responsibility for every Hungarian, hereby proclaim the following:
We are proud that our king Saint Stephen built the Hungarian State on solid ground and
made our country a part of Christian Europe one thousand years ago.
Weare proud of our forebears who fought for the survival, freedom and independence of our
We are proud of the outstanding intellectual achievements of the Hungarian people.
We are proud that our people has over the centuries defended Europe in a series of struggles
and enriched Europe’s common values with its talent and diligence.
We recognise the role of Christianity in preserving nationhood. We value the various
religious traditions of our country.
We promise to preserve the intellectual and spiritual unity of our nation torn apart in the
storms of the last century.
The Fundamental Law of Hungary