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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Daniel Lipšic
Daniel Lipšic (born 8 July 1973) is a Slovak politician and Jurist. He is a former Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice and former Minister of Interior. Until 28 May 2012 he was a member of the ...
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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...
Thomas Buergenthal
Thomas Buergenthal (born 11 May 1934, in Ľubochňa, Czechoslovakia, today Slovakia) is a former judge of the International Court of Justice. He resigned his post as of 6 September 2010. Buergenthal is ...
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Weinwurm
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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 ...
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...
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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Leo Zobel
Leo Zobel (28 January 1895, Nitra - 25 April 1962) was a Slovak chess master.He won the 7th Czechoslovak Chess Championship at Prague 1931. He also took 12th at Trenčianske Teplice 1928 (Boris Kostić ...
Filip Müller
Filip Müller (born 3 January 1922, Sereď, Czechoslovakia) was one of very few Sonderkommandos to have survived Auschwitz, the largest Nazi German extermination camp.He witnessed the exterminations and...
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...
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:
Salomon Stricker
Salomon Stricker (1 January 1834, Waag-Neustadtl/Vágújhely/Nové Mesto nad Váhom) – 2 April 1898) was an Austrian pathologist and histologist born in Waag-Neustadtl, a town that is now located in Slova...
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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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Heinrich Neumann von Héthárs
Heinrich Neumann von Héthárs (from 1913 to 1919 Heinrich Neumann Ritter von Héthárs; 10 June 1873 Héthárs (Lipany), then Hungary, now Slovakia - 6 November 1939 New York City) was the foremost ear-nos...
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Ladislav Hecht
Ladislav Hecht ([ˈladɪslaf ˈhɛçt], August 31, 1909 – May 27, 2004; Hungarian: Hecht László; [ˈhɛkt ˈlaːsloː]) was a Jewish professional tennis player, well known for representing Czechoslovakia in...
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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...
Richard Réti
Richard Réti (28 May 1889, Bösing, now Pezinok – 6 June 1929, Prague) was an Austro-Hungarian, later Czechoslovak chess grandmaster, chess author, and composer of endgame studies.
Réti was b...
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Yehuda Zvi Blum
Yehuda Zvi Blum (Hebrew: יהודה צבי בלום‎; born 1931) is an Israeli professor of law and diplomat. In 1978–1984, Blum served as Israel Ambassador to the United Nations.
Yehuda Z. Blum was...