Friday, January 25, 2013

Stamp Honors Empire Theater in Hlohovec

First Day of Issue: January 25, 2013 - Slovakia

Slovakia has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the Empire Theater in Hlohovec.

The Empire Theater is considered to be the oldest surviving theatre building in Slovakia. The theatre was built in 1801-1802 for Joseph Erdödy and his wife Elizabeth Mayer.

Joseph Erdödy came from a Hungarian noble family and was an important dignitary to the imperial court.

Learn more at: Slovak Post

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