Eva Zeisel
Eva Striker Zeisel (born Éva Amália Striker, November 13, 1906 – December 30, 2011) was a Hungarian-born American industrial designer known for her work with ceramics, primarily from the period a...
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Heinrich Gross (rabbi)
Heinrich Gross, writing also as Henri Gross (born Szenicz, Hungarian Kingdom, now Senica, Slovakia, November 6, 1835; died 1910), was a German rabbi. He was a pupil in rabbinical literature of Judah A...
Joachim Jacob Unger
Joachim Jacob Unger (born November 25, 1826, at Humenné, Zemplén County, Hungary - 1912) was an Austrian rabbi.
He studied at the University of Berlin (Ph.D. 1859), and was appointed rabbi of Jihl...
Gyula Kluger
Gyula Kluger (15 January 1914, Sátoraljaújhely, Zemplén County, Kingdom of Hungary – 23 September 1994, Budapest) was a Hungarian chess master.He was the nephew of István Fazekas. In 1932, he won in ...
Weinwurm
Weinwurm may refer to:
Kastner train
The Kastner train consisted of 35 cattle trucks that left Budapest on 30 June 1944, during the German occupation of Hungary, carrying over 1,600 Jews to safety in Switzerland. The train was named afte...
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Tibor Spitz
Tibor Spitz (born 1929) is a Jewish artist of Slovak origin and a Holocaust survivor. After escaping from communist Czechoslovakia to the West he lived and worked in Canada and the United States. Curr...
Ilona Duczyńska
Ilona Duczynska (Polish: Ilona Duczyńska; Hungarian: Duczynska Ilona, Ducsinszka Ilona)(11 March 1897, Vienna – 24 April 1978, Pickering), was a Polish-Hungarian-Canadian revolutionary, journa...
Shlomo Breznitz
Shlomo Breznitz (Hebrew: שלמה ברזניץ‎, born 3 August 1936) is an Israeli author, psychologist, former professor of psychology, former rector and president of the University of Haifa, and pre...
Ivan Reitman
Ivan Reitman, OC (born October 27, 1946) is a Jewish Czechoslovak-born Canadian film producer and director, best known for his comedy work, especially in the 1980s and 1990s. He is the owner of The Mo...
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Shraga Weil
Shraga Weil (Hebrew: שרגא ווייל‎; September 24, 1918 – February 20, 2009) was an Israeli painter.
Weil was born in Nitra, Czechoslovakia in 1918 to a family of teachers, journalist...
Olga Horak
Olga Horak (born 1926, Bratislava) is a Slovak-born Australian author and Holocaust survivor.Born in 1926 to Piroska Weiss (1905–1945) and Hugo Rosenberger (1894–1944), she was transported by the Nazi...
Adolf Neubauer
Adolf Neubauer (11 March 1831 in Bittse (a.k.a. Nagybiccse, German: Bitsch, Slovak: Bytča), Upper Hungary, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire – 6 April 1907, London) was sublibrarian at...
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Imi Lichtenfeld
Imre "Imi" Lichtenfeld (May 26, 1910 – January 9, 1998) was a Hungarian-born Slovakian martial artist who founded the Krav Maga self-defense system. He was also known as Imi Sde-Or, the Hebrew calque ...
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John Polanyi
John Charles Polanyi, PC CC FRSC OOnt FRS (born 23 January 1929) is a Hungarian-Canadian chemist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for his research in chemical kinetics. P...
Gisi Fleischmann
Gisi Fleischmann (1894 – 18 October 1944) was a Zionist activist and leader of the best known Holocaust era Jewish rescue group: the Bratislava Working Group. Mrs. Fleischmann was murdered in the Aus...
Polányi
Polányi, Polanyi is a surname. There have been a number of prominent individuals in the Polanyi family, illustrated in the following family tree:
The name is also referenced in:
Andrew Steiner
Andrew Steiner (22 August 1908, Dunajská Streda – April 2009), also known as Endre Steiner and André Steiner) was a Czechoslovak and American architect.
He was born in a Jewish family in Dunajská ...
Simon Bacher
Simon Bacher (Hungarian: Bacher Simon; February 1, 1823, Liptovský Mikuláš - November 9, 1891, Budapest) was a Hungarian Neo-Hebraic poet.Bacher, whose name was originally Bachrach, came of a fam...
Fridrich Weinwurm
Friedrich Weinwurm (30 August 1885, Borský Mikuláš – 1942) was a Slovak architect and key figure of Slovak modernist architecture.
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Yechezkel Kutscher
Edward Yechezkel Kutscher or Yechezkel Kutscher (Hebrew: יחזקאל קוטשר‎; born 1 June 1909, died 12 December 1971) was an Israeli philologist and Hebrew linguist.
Kutscher was born in 190...
Joseph Goldberger
Joseph Goldberger (Hungarian: Goldberger József) (July 16, 1874 – January 17, 1929) was an American physician and epidemiologist employed in the United States Public Health Service (PHS). He was a...
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Ignatz Kolisch
Baron Ignatz von Kolisch (6 April 1837 – 30 April 1889), also Baron Ignaz von Kolisch (German) or báró Kolisch Ignác (Hungarian), was a merchant, journalist and chess master with Jewish roots.Kolisch ...
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Alfréd Wetzler
Alfréd Israel Wetzler (10 May 1918– 8 February 1988), who later wrote under the alias Jozef Lánik, was a Slovak Jew, and one of a very small number of Jews known to have escaped from the Auschwi...
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Alexandru Tyroler
Alexandru (Sándor) Tyroler (19 October 1891, Garamszentkereszt, now Žiar nad Hronom, Slovakia – 3 February 1973, Budapest, Hungary) was a Hungarian-Romanian chess master.Sándor Tyroler was born...
István Fazekas
István (Stefan, Stephan) Fazekas (23 March 1898, Sátoraljaújhely, Zemplén County, Kingdom of Hungary – 3 May 1967, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, England) was a Hungarian–British chess master.Born in Austri...