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Transylvania (Romania)

Last modified: 2002-03-29 by istvan molnar
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See also: shows the Coat of Arms; you can find in the Romanian Coat of Arms 1920-194? and 1990-now and in the middle Coat of Arms of Hungary before 1918.

The gold Sun and Moon in the blue field relates to the Szekely's (Hungarian peoples in Harghita-Covasna-Mures counties today (formerly Székely Land). The Black Eagle relates to the Hungarians (of course the noble Hungarians). The seven castle in the yellow field relate to the Saxon settlers who lived in Transylvania from the Middle Ages to the Ceausescu era.

Transylvania became grand-duchy on 2th of November 1765 by Queen Maria Theresia Queen of Hungary. Transylvania was grand-duchy 1765-1848 and 1849-1867.
István Molnár, 26 November 2000

The Coat of Arms of the Transylvanian princes:
István Molnár, 11 January 2001

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