Dr. Laura Matild Striker

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Dr. Laura Matild Striker (Polányi - Pollacsek)

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Death: 1959 (76)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Mihály Polányi and Cecilia (Tsipa) Polányi - Pollacsek
Wife of Sándor Striker
Mother of Michael Striker; Eva Amalia Zeisel and György Striker
Sister of Adolf Polányi; Dr. Károly (Karl) Polányi (Pollacsek); Sophie (Zsófia) Szécsi; Dr. Michael (Mihály) Lázár Polányi and Pál (Paul) Polányi

Occupation: Historian
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About Dr. Laura Matild Striker

Laura Polanyi Striker, a historian, was the first woman to get a PhD from the University of Budapest. Laura's work on Captain John Smith's adventures in Hungary added fundamentally to our understanding and appreciation of his reliability as a narrator. Laura's brothers, Karl Polanyi, the sociologist and economist, and Michael Polanyi, the physical chemist and philosopher of science, are also very well known -- Wikipedia entry on her daughter, ceramist Eva Zeisel.

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Dr. Laura Matild Striker's Timeline

February 16, 1882
Vienna, Austria
September 5, 1905
Age 23
November 13, 1906
Age 24
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
November 11, 1913
Age 31
Age 76