Stephen I

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Stephen I

Also called Saint Stephen. 975?-1038.
King of Hungary (997?-1038). Considered the founder of the Hungarian state, he maintained strong ties with the Roman Catholic Church, advocated the building of churches and abbeys, and organized a standing army.
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Workers raised the alarm when Hugo Vajk, who ran Caledonian Oyster Co Ltd with his wife Judith, ended up face down in the water near the shoreline of Loch Creran, north of Benderloch, near Oban.
Dai Roberts, Niall McDonough, Nuala McQuaid, and Lynn Browne at Queen's University Marine Laboratory, Portaferry; Judith and Hugo Vajk and their staff, plus Dr.
The Hungarians, a Finno-Ugrian people arrived here from the east, were evangelized in the Western rite around the year 1000, when their Duke Vajk (997-1000) was baptized and became King Stephen (1000-1038).