September 10, 1851 -- Hungary
The paddle frigate, Mississippi, carried the Governor-President of Hungary Louis Kossuth and other refugees of the overthrown government of the Hungarian Republic from Dardanelles to Gibraltar. The Governor-President and the other refugees eventually travelled to the United States, but he was unsuccessful in gaining support for his return to power. Kossuth later returned to Europe and lived in exhile until his death in 1894.
Published: Thu Feb 04 08:28:19 EST 2021