Treaty of Vienna (1606)

The Peace of Vienna of June 23, 1606 was a peace agreement between the Hungarian nobles Stephan Bocskai, prince of Transylvania, and the Habsburg later Holy Roman Emperor, the then Archduke Matthias of Austria. He finished cited by Bocskai anti- Habsburg uprising in Upper Hungary from 1605 to 1606.

Important concession Austria was that the Calvinist and Lutheran Hungary in Upper Hungary, Royal Hungary and Transylvania constitutional and religious equality, ie Religious freedom was granted. In addition Bocskai was recognized as prince of Transylvania and the Principality for the future granted the free and independent choice of his prince.

The first lines of the Vienna peace treaty have been at the beginning of the 20th century because of their importance in particular for the Calvinists Hungary and Transylvania next to the statue István Bocskai, immortalized at the Monument to the Reformation in the birthplace of Calvinism, Geneva.