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.

marriage https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-12126-36944-37


http://mek.niif.hu/00300/00355/html/index.htm

http://www.kfki.hu/chemonet/polanyi/9702/szapor.html

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Dr. Laura Matild Striker's Timeline

1882
February 16, 1882
Vienna, Austria
1905
September 5, 1905
Age 23
1906
November 13, 1906
Age 24
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
1913
November 11, 1913
Age 31
1959
1959
Age 76