Mercurius Hungaricus

Mercurius Hungaricus (Hungarian: Magyar Merkúr), later Mercurius Veridicus ex Hungaria was the first periodical newspaper in the Kingdom of Hungary,[1] published between 1705 and 1710 (only seven issues). It was a semiofficial news release for the Rákóczi's War of Independence, the articles were written in mostly Latin language.

Mercurius Hungaricus
Mercurius Hungaricus.jpg
May 1705 issue
TypePeriodical newspaper
Owner(s)Francis II Rákóczi's chancellery
Founded5 June 1705


  1. ^ Molnár, Miklós: A Coincise History of Hungary. p. 154.

External linksEdit