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Part IV – Excerpts from Bajcsy Zsilinszky Endre’s (1886–1944) work entitled "Mátyás király” [King Mátyás]. Matthias Corvinus, Matthias I, was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1458 to 1490. He was born in Kolozsvár (now Cluj-Napoca, Romania) in 1443. His persona is often connected with the ideal of a true Hungarian mentality and spirit. “Mátyás was a great letter writer. His clear, natural, down-to-earth Hungarian thinking comes out in his letters. Though written in Latin, the sweet taste of Hungarian humor, warmth and merriment, the Hungarian expressions…; all shine through. A special Hungarian kindness, modest humanity, noble wisdom and manly charm pour out of his letters, speeches, ideas, …..” Kóka Rozália’s series.