Józsefváros is traditional name of the VIII. district, literally meaning "Josephtown" and referring to Emperor Joseph II of Austria and Hungary. This area is a popular, with scores of students and several cafés and pizzerias.

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Kálmán Mikszáth de Kiscsoltó was a widely reputed Hungarian novelist, journalist, and politician.

The Saint Ignatius Jesuit College of Excellence is located in , Hungary, in the VIII. district.

Semmelweis University is a research-led medical school in Budapest, founded in 1769.

Ödön Lechner was a architect, one of the early representatives of the Hungarian Secession movement, called szecesszió in Hungarian, which was related to Art Nouveau in the rest of Europe.


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