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R' Moshe Schick (The Maharam Schick) MP (1807 - 1879)

Rabbi Moshe Shik (1807–1879; Hebrew: מהר"ם שיק) was a Rosh Yeshiva and Posek, and one of the leading Hungarian rabbis of his time. Yivo He is...

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Tzvi Aryeh Basch (Shapiro) (1815 - 1860)

Author of the Sefer Imrei Binah, aka "Imre Binu" 1897 in Sighet with publisher Mendel Wider. P. 43 of Matzevas Kodesh הדיין ר׳ צב&...

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Yechiel Michel Strohli (deceased)

From the town of Fildu de Jos (פילד) near Huedin, Hungary (Bánffyhunyad, Hungary). In the approbation to his book, Rabbi Yisrael Freind of Huedin wrote that Yechiel M...

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Gaon Shlomo Yehuda Tabak, Erech Shai [שלמה יהודה טאבאק [ערך ש''י (c.1832 - 1907)

Renowned Torah genius Rabbi Shlomo Yehuda Tabak Rosh Av Beit Din of Sighet, author of “Erech Shai” and “Teshurat Shai” (1832-1908). Source Chief Judge of Sighet Rabbinical...

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Adolf Ullmann de Baranyavár, BR (1857 - 1925)

A pesti Kereskedelmi Akadémia elvégzése után, 1874-től a Magyar Általános Hitelbank tisztviselője lett. majd 1881-1885 cégvezető,18...

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Moric György Ullmann de Baranyavar / M.G. Ullmann de Baranyavar (c.1818 - 1898)

1889.Baranyavári előnév és nemes.

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Harav Yaakov Koppel Reich MP (1838 - 1929)

Jakob Koppel Reich , Chief Rabbi of Budapest until 1929, and his grandfather Koppel Charif, founder of the Yeshiva in Vrbov (1838–1929), rabbi and Orthodox leader. Born to a well-known rabbinic ...

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Shemuel Segal Billitzer (1745 - d.)

Quelle: Die Ausgangsinformation für dieses Profil stammt aus dem Pester Chewra Kadisha (Heilige Bruderschaft: Traditionelle Beerdigungsgesellschaften, die sich der rituellen Bestattung Verstorbe...

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R. Yechiel Hacohen ABD Szolke רבי יחיאל הכהן אבד סאלקע (c.1775 - 1862)

Because of a misunderstanding in one of the family tree image his son's wife Pela, had her family which is from the Tosfot Yomtov and who's maiden name was Kahane, both of which he is not. Please conta...

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R' Zev Wolf Tannenbaum, ר' זאב וואלף טענין-בוים (Verpeleter Rav) MP (1787 - 1873)

Rabbi Zev Wolf Tannenbaum, zt"l (1787-1872), Av Beit Din Szendro, Borsod and then Verpleleter Rav. Patriarch of the Tannenbaum rabbinic dynasty. Author of : "Rechovos HaNahar", "Palgei Mayim" w...

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Admor Isaac Taub of Kaliv, 1st Kaliver Rebbe MP (1751 - 1821)

Kaliv Hasidic dynasty The Kaliver Dynasty began with Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Taub (1744-1828) of Kaliv (Kalov, Kalev), Hungary. He was the first Hassidic Rebbe in Hungary and famous for composing the ...

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Rav Meshilem Feish Lowy, Grand Rabbi of Tosh (1821 - 1873)

תולדות הרה"ק רבי משולם פייש סג"&#...

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Grand Rabbi Elimelech Lowy זצ"ל (1865 - 1942)

Grand Rabbi Elimelech served as a rabbi near the Czech border, in the town of Nirtash, from which the sect derives its name. Tosh (also Tash; Hebrew/Yiddish: טאהש) is a Ha...

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Rav Mordecai Lowy, Demetcher Rav (1887 - 1944)

Tosh Hasidic Dynasty Lineage of the Tosh Dynasty The first Tosher Rebbe was Grand Rabbi Meshulam Feish Segal-Loewy, a disciple of Rabbi Yitschok Ayzik of Komarno, author of Heichal HaBrocho. Ra...

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Rabbi Meshulam Feish Lowy, Tosher Rebbe MP

QC, Canada

Meshulim Feish (Ferencz) Lowy , was born in Hungary in 1921, the son of a rabbi in the Hungarian town of Demetch who was known as the Demetcher rov (rabbi). His grandfather, Elimelech, served as a rabb...

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Manó Mai (1855 - 1917)

A professional photographer, in his time he was one of the best specialists of child portraits. He became was granted the title “imperial and royal court photographer” in 1885. His status...

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Salomon (Shlomo), HaRav Ganzfried MP (1804 - 1886)

Shlomo Ganzfried (or Salomo ben Joseph Ganzfried; Ungvar, 1804 – 30 July 1886, Ungvar) was an Orthodox rabbi and posek best known as author of the work of Halakha (Jewish law), the Kitzur Shulch...

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George György Soros MP

George Soros (Hungarian: Soros György) born August 12, 1930 as Schwartz György, is a Hungarian-American business magnate, investor, philosopher and philanthropist. He is the chairman of S...

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Prof. Zoltán Óvári (Purjesz) (1907 - 2005)

An immunologist who conducted groundbreaking experiments that helped establish the mechanism that sets off allergic reactions Zoltan Purjesz Ovary was born in Kolozsvar, Hungary, in what is now Roman...

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Elazar Pilz "Shemen Rokeach" אלעזר שמן רוקח Löw MP (1758 - 1837)

Famous Rabbi, known for his book "Shemen Rokeach" plus 11 others. He taught 2,000 Yeshivah students, and many miracle stories about him exist. At age 10 he was called illui - a prodigy in talmudic le...

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Benyomin Loew Sha'are Torah MP (1775 - 1851)

אבד"ק קעלין מחבר שערי תורה Benjamin Wolf Lö...

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Radó Tibor MP (1895 - 1965)

Dr. Rado was one of the galaxy of Hungarian mathematicians who came to the United States after World War I and imparted a significant impulse to the development of mathematical studies. Professor Rado'...

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Szász Ottó (1884 - 1952)

Otto Szász (1884-1952) was born in Alsoszucs, Hungary to a farm family and was educated at the University of Budapest and the Institute of Technology of Budapest. According to the custom of the ...

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Thomas "Tom" Peter Lantos (1928 - 2008)

Thomas Peter "Tom" Lantos (February 1, 1928 – February 11, 2008) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1981 until his death, representing the northern two-...

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Gedeon Richter MP (b. - c.1945)

Richter, Gedeon , (Ecséd, September 23rd, 1872 – Budapest, December 30th, 1944) The creator of Hungarian pharmaceutical industry who left behind extraordinary life-work, a pharmaceutical ...

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Mátyás Rákosi MP (1892 - 1971)

Mátyás Rákosi (9 March 1892[1]– 5 February 1971) was a Hungarian communist politician. He was born Mátyás Rosenfeld in present-day Serbia. He was the de facto ...

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György / George Pólya MP (1887 - 1985)

George (György) Pólya (December 13, 1887 – September 7, 1985, in Hungarian Pólya György) was a Hungarian mathematician. He was a professor of mathematics from 1914 ...

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George Charles Karl de Havesey, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1943 MP (1885 - 1966)

George Charles de Hevesy , Georg Karl von Hevesy, (1 August 1885 – 5 July 1966) was a Hungarian radiochemist and Nobel laureate, recognized in 1943 for his key role in the development of radioac...

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Avram אברהם Hershko הרשקו, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2004 MP

חיפה, ישראל

Avram Hershko, אברהם הרשקו ‎ (born 31 December 1937) is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry,...

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Alexander Altmann MP (1906 - 1987)

Alexander Altmann (April 16, 1906 – June 6, 1987) was an Orthodox Jewish scholar and rabbi born in Kassa, Austria-Hungary, today Košice, Slovakia. He emigrated to England in 1938 and late...

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Harav Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal MP (1885 - 1945)

Harav Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal , the saintly author of "Eim HaBanim Semeichah" the most comprehensive treatise on Eretz Yisrael, Redemption, and Jewish Unity originally shared the prevalent Orthodox vi...

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David Gestetner MP (1854 - 1939)

David Gestetner (March 20, 1854, Csorna, Hungary – March 8, 1939, London) was the inventor of the Gestetner stencil duplicator, the first piece of office equipment that allowed production of num...

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Paul Newman MP (1925 - 2008)

 Paul Leonard Newman (January 26, 1925 – September 26, 2008) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner and auto ...

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Kati Marton MP

Kati Marton is a Hungarian-American author and journalist. Her career has included reporting for ABC News as a foreign correspondent and National Public Radio, where she started as a production assista...

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Rabbi Dr Joseph Herman Hertz MP (1872 - 1946)

Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz, CH (September 25, 1872- January 14, 1946) was a Jewish Hungarian-born Rabbi and Bible scholar. He is most notable for holding the position of Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdo...

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Joseph Pulitzer MP (1847 - 1911)

Joseph Pulitzer April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911), born Pulitzer József, was a Hungarian-American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post Dispatch and the New York World. Pulitzer intr...

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R' Shimon "Michtav Sofer" Shreiber - Sofer, - מכתב סופר רבי שמעון שרייבר-סופר MP (1820 - 1883)

Rabbi Shimon Sofer (1820–1883) (German: Simon Schreiber) was a prominent Orthodox Jewish Rabbi in the 19th century. He was Chief Rabbi of Kraków, Poland after serving as Chief Rabbi of Ma...

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Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin רבי אברהם שמואל בנימין Sofer/Schreiber סופר, "Ktav Sofer" / "ה"כתב סופר MP (1815 - 1871)

Chasam Sofer website Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyomin Sofer , (German: Abraham Samuel Benjamin Schreiber), also known by his main work Ksav Sofer (trans. Writ of the Scribe), (1815 - 1871), was one of...

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Moses Schreiber - Chatam Sofer MP (1762 - 1839)

Chasam Sofer website Wikipedia bio Chatam Sofer family tree מקום מנוחת בני החת"ס ...

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Rachel Hannah Weisz MP

London, United Kingdom

Rachel Hannah Weisz born 7 March 1970 is a British film and theatre actress and former fashion model. She started her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where she co-founded the theatrical group...

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Harry Houdini MP (1874 - 1926)

Harry Houdini (1874 - 1926) , considered one of the greatest illusionists in history, was a Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor, and film producer noted for his se...

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Tony Curtis MP (1925 - 2010)

Curtis was born as Bernard Schwartz in the Bronx, New York, a son of Emanuel Schwartz and his wife Helen Klein. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Mátészalka, Hungary. His father was...

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Milton Friedman, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1976 MP (1912 - 2006)

American economist, statistician, and economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Nobel laureate.

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Sándor Ferenczi MP (1873 - 1933)

Sándor_Ferenczi Sandor Ferenczi timeline ‪ The Correspondence of Sigmund Freud and Sándor Ferenczi: 1908-1914‬ By Sigmund Freud, Sándor Ferenczi

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Erdős Pál MP (1913 - 1996)

Paul Erdős (26 March 1913 – 20 September 1996) was a Hungarian born mathematician famous for his brilliantly elegant proofs of seemingly unsolvable mathematical problems, especially in th...

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Imre Kertész, Nobel Prize in Literature 2002 MP

Berlin, Germany

"Imre Kertész - Biography" . Nobelprize.org. 30 Nov 2011 Imre Kertész . Born: 9 November 1929, Budapest, Hungary. Nobel Prize in Literature 2002, "for writing that upholds the fragile e...

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Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize, 1986 MP

KBE is a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor . Wiesel was born in Sighet (now Sighetu Marmației), Maramureș, Roma...

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Eugene Paul Wigner, Nobel Prize in Physics 1963 MP (1902 - 1995)

Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995) FRS was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received a share of the...

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Maximilian Nordau (Simon Maximilian Südfeld) MP (1849 - 1923)

Max Nordau born Simon Maximilian Südfeld (July 29, 1849 - January 23, 1923) in Pest, Hungary, was a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic. As a social critic, he wrote a number ...

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Hanna Szenes MP (1921 - 1944)

איך ליצור ולהרוס גיבורה לאומ...

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John von Neumann MP (1903 - 1957)

Neumann János Wikipedia, Magyar / Hungarian John von Neumann Wikipedia, English John von Neumann (1903 - 1957) is generally regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians in modern history...

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Theodor Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl - בנימין זאב הרצל, חוזה המדינה MP (1860 - 1904)

1949 - Theodor Herzl returns to Israel Theodor Herzl (Hebrew: בנימין זאב הרצל‎, Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl,...

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(הרבי מסאטמאר זצ"ל (ברך משה MP (1914 - 2006)

Moshe Teitelbaum (Satmar) (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Rabbi Moshe (Moses) Teitelbaum (November 1, 1914 – April 24, 2006) was a Hasidic rebbe and the world leader of the Satmar Hasi...

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The Satmar Rebbe Yoel Teitelbaum MP (1886 - 1979)

Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum - The Satmarer Rebbe ----------------------------- Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum (1887–1979) began his rabbinic career in Krooly, a small town in Hungary. In ...

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Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum - Sziget-Ujhely MP (1759 - 1841)

Grandfather of SCS Jewish Dynasties Moshe Teitelbaum (1759-1841) (Hebrew: משה טייטלבוים), also known as the Y...

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