"I wonder where did come from this famous Hungarian..." National Identity of the Czechs Living in the Hungarian Capital at the Time of Dualism


This article focuses on the national identity of Czechs living in Pest in the second half of the nineteenth century assessing their degree of integration within the Hungarian environment and their involvement in the Czech national movement. The article is structured around three case studies, Josef Homolka, František Novák and Rupert Pŕecechtél and examines their scholarly, cultural and political activity.

Key words: Czech elites, modern national movements, emigration, assimilation