Cehu Silvaniei is a locality situated in Sălaj county, with a population of 4873 inhabitants.

Cehu Silvaniei
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Cehu Silvaniei, The fortress

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GPS Coordinates:
47,40855 N, 23,19099 E

Cehu Silvaniei Royal stronghold is noted for first time in one document in 1319 in which Károly Róbert gave it to Elefánti Dezső. During a revolte stronghold was occupied, burnt. In XIV century ruined stronghold was property of The Poks, The Jakcs and The Drágffys.

Drágffy János build in stronghold place a fortified castle certified a stronghold in 1556, was gave to Báthory György. He lost in in favor of Rátóti Gyulafi László whose family possess it up until 1654 when estate is inherited ba feminine branch, The Thökölys, The Kapis. In 1616 is property of Prépostvári Zsigmond who voivode Bethlen Gábor acused of infidelity, he besieged the stronghold. In 1660 after fall of the stronghold became border stronghold, was strengthened. Since 1671 was The Thökölys, The Apafis, The Wesselényis property.

Just central building stands, in XX century was agricultural company place up until 1990. In 1993 began stealing of construction materials, from building remaind only the ruins. Stone ring beautifully decorated of Thököly's fountain was pushed in it by a tractor.

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