Batthyány, Count Tódor (Theodore) (? 26 October 1729 - ? 1812) –Landowner, inventor. He was known for his technical and economic improvements. In the mid 1780s he had a large workshop at Borostyánkő, where sulphuric acid, copper and needles were manufactured. He made plans for the regulation of the Danube-Sava and Kulpa-River waterways. In 1793 he patented a ship design, named Bucentaurus. The ship was actually built and equipped with horse-driven paddles and it could go against the stream. – B: 1160, T: 7103.
Batthyány Gradual – A most important 16th century manuscript of Hungarian Gradual literature. It was written between 1556 and 1563 as a collection of liturgical songs composed on the basis of Gregorian chants for Protestant religious purposes, called Hymni et Psalmi cum notis cantus hungariae. Its 19th century copy is in the library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. – B: 1197, T: 7684.