House of Forgách

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House of Forgách
Coa Hungary Family Forgách.svg
Parent house Hont-Pázmány
Country Kingdom of Hungary
Ethnicity Hungarian
Founded 1241
Founder András I
Current head András (b. 1929) or
János (b. 1948)
Titles Count Forgách de Ghymes et Gács
Estate(s) Gímes, Gács

The House of Forgách[1][2] was a Hungarian[3] noble family in Hungary which became very influential during the Ottoman wars in Europe in Royal Hungary.

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  1. ^ Strhan, Milan; David P., Daniel (1994). Slovakia and the Slovaks: a concise encyclopedia Encyclopaedia Beliana. Encyclopedical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. p. 550. ISBN 9788085584110. 
  2. ^ Fügedi, Erik; Bak, János M. (1986). Kings, bishops, nobles and burghers in medieval Hungary. London: Variorum Reprints. p. 278. ISBN 0-86078-177-1. LCCN 86209927. 
  3. ^ John, Robert; Weston, Evans (2006). Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: essays on Central Europe, c.1683-1867. Oxford University Press. p. 205. ISBN 9780199281442.