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Hungarians in Chile

Hungarians in Chile
Notable Chileans of Hungarian descent

Carlos CaszelyNicolás Massú

Leonardo Farkas
Total population
50,000
Regions with significant populations
Punta Arenas, Santiago, Serena, Viña del Mar
Religion
Christianity (mostly Roman Catholic and Protestant)
Related ethnic groups
Hungarian people

Hungarians in Chile include immigrants from Hungary to Chile and their descendants. In South America, more Hungarians settled in Argentina and Brazil. However, Chile was a major point of passage for Hungarians to North America (the United States) and Australia. Most Hungarian immigrants to Australia from South America during the first half of the 20th century came via Chile. It is officially accepted that there are up to 50,000 Chileans of Hungarian descent.[1]

See also

External links

  • Hungarian embassy in Santiago
  • University of Chile about the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and the Hungarians who came to Chile after (in Spanish only)

References

  1. ^ Hungarian Immigration in Latin America
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