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  • Hungary Portal

    Welcome to the Hungarian Portal on Geni This Hungarian Portal has been created to: Link together existing Hungarian projects Encourage new Hungarian projects to be created Encourage collaboration between Hungarian-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have Hungarian interests and connections Promote and facilitate Hungarian genealogical research Promote Hungary, its peopl...

  • Czech and Slovak Jews

    Czech and Slovak Jews There was a large and thriving community of Jews, both religious and secular, in Czechoslovakia before World War II. Many perished during the Holocaust. Today, nearly all of the survivors have inter-married and assimilated into Czech and Slovak society. From wikipedia: Czech and Slovak Jews. En , See also : History of the Jews in the Czech Republic , History of the...

  • The Jewish Community of Stupava (Stampfen, Stomfa) in Slovak Republik

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families form Stupava, Slovakia (formerly also known in German as Stampfen, and in Hungarian as Stomfa). Information courtesy of several sources: Location & History: cf. Wikipedia: Stupava Situated in the Malacky District, Bratislava Region, the town is located in the Záhorie lowland, under the Little Carpathians, around 15 km (9 mi) nor...

  • Trnava District (Slovak: okres Trnava) Nagyszombati járás

    Trnava District (Slovak: okres Trnava) is a district in the Trnava Region of western Slovakia.[1] In its present borders the district was established in 1996. Before that date Hlohovec diatrict was a part of it. It comprises the villages around the Trnava, which forms an administrative, cultural and economy center of the district. The towns and villages are partly bedroom communities for the pe...

  • Turóc (Hungarian, historically also spelled Túrócz), Slovak: Turiec, Latin: Thurotzium/comitatus Thurociensis, German: Turz) vármegye -Turóc County ˙(Comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary

    Turóc (Hungarian, historically also spelled Túrócz), Slovak: Turiec, Latin: Thurotzium/comitatus Thurociensis, German: Turz) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in north-western Slovakia, where the corresponding Slovakian name Turiec is only an informal designation of the corresponding territory. Turóc county shared borders with the countie...

  • Jewish families from Sečovce, Slovakia (Galszecs, Hungary)

    For a good overview of Jewish Secovce see: [ ] Mgr. Martina Diheneščíková has undertaken a study of the Jewish Community of Secovce which will cover the community from the time of its founding through the Holocaust. Two Slovak language publications can be found online. Here is the English language abstract for the first publication: Link: (see pages 87 to 99) The Jewish community in S...

  • Jewish Families Who Died in the Mass Shootings at Kremnička

    The mass killings in Kremnička near Banská Bystrica by the Germans and their Slovakian fascist collaborators, the Hlink guard, took place from 5 November 1944 to 17 March 1945. A total of 747 people were murdered in the forest: 478 men, 211 women and 58 children. The figure was confirmed in post-war exhumations from the massive trenches containing the bodies. Victims were made to kneel in front...

  • Jewish Families of Hlohovec, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Hlohovec, Slovakia. HLOHOVEC (Hung. Galgóc; Ger. Freistadtl, Freistadt; in popular Slovak Fraštak), town in W. Slovakia, until 1992 Czechoslovak Republic, then Slovak Republic. The first Jews appeared in Hlohovec with the Romans. During the 9th-century Great Moravian Empire, Jews may have lived in the location of present Hlohov...

  • Jewish Families from Košice, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families form Košice, Slovakia. Košice was home to one of the largest and most important Jewish communities in Slovakia. In 1930, the city's more than 11,500 Jews made up 16.4 % of the total population. Jews could settle here only after 1840, when the legal ban on Jewish residence was lifted. Several streams of Judaism existed here. There were...

  • Jewish Families from Huncovce, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Huncovce, Slovakia. HUNCOVCE (Ger. Hunsdorf; Hg. Hunfalu), village in N.E. Slovakia; until 1992 Czechoslovak Republic, since then Slovak Republic, seat of a famous yeshivah. It is located in the region of Spiš (Ger. Zips, Hg. Szepes), settled densely by Germans (Schwabes). The inhabitants were hostile to Jews and ...

  • Jewish Families from Humenné, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect information on all of the Jewish families from Humenné, Slovakia. Humenné is located in eastern Slovakia. While Jews had been living in Humenné, it was not until 1780 that the Jewish community was officially recognized. During this period, the community organized a chevra kaddisha, founded in 1787, and constructed a synagogue. Rabbi Jakob Spira was the first rabb...

  • Jewish Families of Lubartow

    LUBARTOW history during the Shoah (From the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CAMPS AND GHETTOS, 1933–1945, VOLUME II - Ghettos in German-Occupied Eastern Europe – pages 672-674) Pre-1939: Lubartów (Yiddish: Levertov), town, Lubartów powiat, Lublin województwo, Poland; 1939–1944: Lubartow, Kreis Lublin-Land, Distrikt Lublin, Generalgouvernement; post-1998: Lubartów,...

  • Jewish Families of Pezinok (Bösing, Bazin), Slovakia

    This projects seeks to collect representative profiles of all the Jewish families from Pezinok (Bösing, Bazin), Slovakia. Jewish Records from Pezinok and surrounding towns PEZINOK (Slovak Pezinok; Hung. Bazín; Ger. Poesing, Boesing), town in Slovakia (part of Czechoslovakia 1918–1991; since then the Slovak Republic). In 1450 Jews were permitted to live in Pezinok, which was inhabited by Ger...

  • Jewish Families from Borský Mikuláš (Senica), Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Borský Mikuláš (Senica), Slovakia. Family Search-Borský Mikuláš (Senica) Very few sources of information about the small place include this brief description in English: Borský Mikuláš - Wikipedia Borský Mikuláš (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈborskiː ˈmikulaːʃ]; German: Bur-Sankt-Niklas, Hungarian: Búrszentm...

  • Nováky Labor Camp

    (from www.yadvashem.org/odot_pdf/Microsoft%20Word%20-%205969.pdf) Nováky was a labor camp in central Slovakia. The first Jews were brought to Nováky in late 1941, but the camp expanded greatly in 1942, when the Germans began the mass deportation of Slovak Jews. Nováky was created due to the efforts of the Slovak Jewish Center, which had petitioned the Slovak government to establish camps wher...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Generally, the project includes people with a Wikipedia page or an entry in the Jewish Encyclopedia or Jewish Women's Archive . Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to t...

  • Jewish Families from Dukla, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Dukla, Poland. Gesher Galicia-Dukla Wiki - Dukla Battle of Dukla Pass Background Dukla is a town and an eponymous municipality in southeastern Poland, in the Subcarpathian Voivodship. The town is populated by 2,127 people (02.06.2009) while the total population of the commune (gmina) containing the town and the villages sur...

  • Jewish Communities of Slovakia

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities of Slovakia. A Alistál B Bánovce nad Bebravou (Bánovce nad Bebravou) Banska Bystrica Bardejov Beckov (Nové Mesto nad Váhom) Bolešov (Ilava) Borský Mikuláš (Senica)

  • Jewish Families from Galanta, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Galanta, Slovakia. GALANTA, town in N.W. Slovakia. Until 1992 Czechoslovak Republic, since Slovak Republic. Jews started to settle in Galanta by the end of the 17th century. The earliest document is from 1729, when Count Ferdinand Eszterhazy granted the Jewish community a room for prayer and ground for a cemetery. In ...

  • Jewish Families from Erdőbénye, Hungary

    This project seeks the names of all Jewish families from the town of Erdőbénye in Hungary. Please contribute your own family information. The picture next to this entry is of part of the old Jewish complex. As of 2014, when last I visited, it was in disrepair. Some of the buildings were completely gone. If you have more recent information, please add it here. If you have photos, please feel f...

  • Jewish Families from Banska Bystrica, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Banska Bystrica, Slovakia. BANSKA BYSTRICA (Hg. Besztercebánya; Ger. Neusohl), town in Slovakia. As Banska Bystrica was a mining town and settled partially by ethnic Germans, Jews were not permitted to live there until 1858. The Jewish congregation was established in 1868. The congregation chose the Neolog (reform) rite...

  • Jewish Families from Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia. NOVE MESTO NAD VAHOM (Slovak, Nové Mesto nad Váhom; Hung, Vágúhely), town in western Slovakia, since 1993 Slovak Republic. During the reign of King Luis the Great (1342–1382), Jews lived there, were expelled, and later permitted to return. In 1465 there were 10 Jews; the community was...

  • Jewish Families from Sobrance, Slovakia

    Sobrance, the easternmost town in Slovakia, is in the Kosice Region (Košický kraj) of Slovakia, about 18 km from Uzhorod, Ukraine and 22 km east of Michalovce. Before the end of World War I, Sobrance, then Szobránc, was the main city in the Szobránci járás (district) of Ung megye (county), Hungary. Sobrance is about 15 kilometers (just over 2 miles) west of Uzhorod, Ukraine, formerly Ungvar, ...

  • Jewish Families from Lackenbach, Austria

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Lackenbach in Burgenland, Austria. KehilaLinks-Lackenbach JewishGen-Lackenbach Pinkas Lackenbach Lackenbach Mohel Book (1882 - 1923) General History and Geography: Lackenbach is an Austrian municipality in the District of Oberpullendorf, Burgenland. Its Hungarian name is Lakompak. It is surrounded by meadows a...

  • Jewish Families from Dunajská Streda, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Dunajská Streda, Slovakia. DUNAJSKA STREDA (Hung. Dunaszerdahely), town located on the largest island of the Danube River in S.W. Slovakia, now Slovak Republic. Towns and villages of the region had dense Jewish populations and most were supervised by the Dunajska Streda rabbinate. The first Jews probably settled in th...

  • Jewish Communities in Hungary

    This is an umbrella project for Hungarian Jewish town projects. Magyar Zsidó Lexikon Hitközségek szerinti mutató Jewish Communities of Hungary JewishGen Yizkor Books - Hungary JewishGen JewishGen Hungary Database Jewish Gen Hungarian Jewish Encyclopedia - 1929 Magyar Zsidó Lexikon Hungarian Jewish congregational archives Dr Gábor Kádár Jewish Families Projects Balassagyarm...

  • Jewish Families from Holíč, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Holíč (Holics, Holitsch, Weisskirchen an der March) in Slovakia. [Page 152]Holíč, SlovakiaTranslated by Jerrold LandauHolič (Holics in Hungarian, Holitsch in German) a town in the district of Skalica, region of Nitra in Western Slovakia Year Population JewishPopulation %1727 106 1737 182 1787 3,150 420 13.51828 4,33...

  • Jewish Families from Tuchów, Poland

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Tuchów, Poland, also known as Tuchov. Gesher Galicia - Tuchów JewishGen - Tuchow Tuchow - Wikipedia Overview Tuchów [ˈtuxuf] is a town in Tarnów County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland, with a population of 6,476 (2004). It lies on the Biała river, at the height of 220 metres (722 feet) above sea level. The di...

  • Pozsony County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Pozsony, SK, HU) (a)

    Pozsony county was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory lies in present-day western Slovakia. Its name changed along with that of the city of Pozsony, today's Bratislava. Its names around 1900 were Pozsony vármegye in Hungarian, Prešpurská župa in Slovak and Preßburger Gespanschaft in German. The county shared borders with the Austrian land of Lower ...

  • Jewish Families from Dolni Kubin, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Dolni Kubin, Slovakia. DOLNI KUBIN (Slovak Dolný Kubin; Hung. Alsókubin), town in N. Slovakia, now Slovak Republic. According to existing documentation, Jews arrived in the city of Dolni Kubin, and in the Orava region, by the beginning of the 18th century, though it can be assumed that they were in the area earlier....

  • Nógrád County

    Nógrád (Hungarian; Latin: comitatus Neogradiensis, German: Neuburg or Neograd, Slovak: Novohrad) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in southern Slovakia and in northern present-day Hungary. The name Novohrad is still used in Slovakia as an informal designation of the corresponding territory. The name is derived from the former Nógrád (Novo...

  • Jewish Families from Trenčín City, Slovakia [formerly Hungary]

    Trenčin Memorial
 The Trenčin Memorial 
for 1593 victims - Zavraždení 1942-1945. Restored with Participation and Contributions from Trenčin Survivors 1999 - 2002. Names of the Trenčin victims were authenticated through a review process by editors from Slovakia, Israel, USA, Canada and Germany. These reviews took place over a period of over two years to establish the Memori...

  • Sereď forced labor and concentration camp

    orced labor and concentration camp in Slovakia. During the spring and summer of 1942, the authorities began using Sered as a labor camp. In fact, the idea of establishing such labor camps had come from the Jews themselves: during the height of the mass deportations, the Slovak Jewish rescue organization called the Working Group came up with a plan to save Jews from being deported by sending the...

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  • Esztergom County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Esztergom, SK, HU) (a)

    Esztergom County (Latin: comitatus Stringoniensis, Hungarian: Esztergom (vár)megye, Slovak: Ostrihomský komitát / Ostrihomská stolica / Ostrihomská župa, German: Graner Gespanschaft / Komitat Gran) was an administrative county of the Kingdom of Hungary in present-day southern Slovakia and northern Hungary on both sides of the Danube river. Esztergom County shared borders with the counties Bar...

  • Heroes behind Nazi lines - Jewish Paratroopers of British Mandate Palestine - צנחני היישוב

    Jewish Paratroopers of British Mandate Palestine were a group of 250 Jewish men and women in Mandate Palestine who volunteered to join the British army and parachute into German-occupied Europe between 1943 and 1945. Their mission was to organize resistance to the Germans and aid in the rescue of Allied personnel. History Of the 250 original volunteers, 110 underwent training. Thirty-two ev...

  • Jewish families from Roudnice nad Labem (Raudnitz an der Elbe), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Roudnice nad Labem (Raudnitz an der Elbe) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Roudnice nad Labem is a town on the left bank of the Elbe River. It has a population of approximately 13 500 and covers an area of 16,67 km². The town is situated near the site of Říp, notable for its connection with the legend of Praotec Čech. Source...

  • Jewish Murder Victims in a Lime Kiln in the Village of Nemecká, Slovakia, January 1945 (Holocaust)

    In early January 1945, the German Einsatzkommando and members of the Slovak pro-Nazi Hlinka Guard Storm Troops murdered hundreds of people in a lime kiln in the village of Nemecká, about 25 km northeast of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. Most of the victims were Jewish citizens born in Czechoslovakia, Austria and Hungary. The murdered were supposed to vanish without a trace, as if they had never exi...

  • Bars County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Aranyosmarót, SK) (a)

    Bars (Latin: comitatus Barsiensis, Hungarian: Bars, Slovak: Tekov, German: Barsch) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in central and southern Slovakia. Today in Slovakia, Tekov is the informal designation of the corresponding territory.Bars County shared borders with the Hungarian counties Nyitra (Slovak: Nitra), Turóc Slovak: Turiec), Zólyo...

  • Gömör és Kis-Hont County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Rimaszombat, SK, HU) (d)

    Gömör-Kishont (Hungarian: Gömör és Kishont, Slovak: Gemer a Malohont, German: Gemer und Kleinhont) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its capital was Rimaszombat (Rimavská Sobota). Its territory is now in southern Slovakia and northern Hungary.Around 1910, Gömör-Kishont county shared borders with the counties Zólyom (Zvolen), Liptó (Liptov), Szepes (Spiš), Abaúj...

  • Trencsén County - Hungary

    Trencsén county (in Latin: comitatus Trentsiniensis/Trenchiniensis, in Hungarian Trencsén (vár) megye, in Slovak Trenčiansky komitát/ Trenčianska stolica/ Trenčianska župa, German: Trentschiner Gespanschaft/Komitat) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in western Slovakia. Trencsén county shared borders with the Austrian lands Moravia and Ga...

  • Trencsén county of the Kingdom of Hungary Trencsén vármegye capital: Trencsén

    Trencsén county (in Latin: comitatus Trentsiniensis/Trenchiniensis, in Hungarian Trencsén (vár) megye, in Slovak Trenčiansky komitát/ Trenčianska stolica/ Trenčianska župa, German: Trentschiner Gespanschaft/Komitat) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in western Slovakia. Trencsén county shared borders with the Austrian lands Moravia and Gali...

  • Trencsén county of the Kingdom of Hungary Trencsén vármegye capital: Trencsén

    Trencsén county (in Latin: comitatus Trentsiniensis/Trenchiniensis, in Hungarian Trencsén (vár) megye, in Slovak Trenčiansky komitát/ Trenčianska stolica/ Trenčianska župa, German: Trentschiner Gespanschaft/Komitat) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in western Slovakia. Trencsén county shared borders with the Austrian lands Moravia and Gali...

  • Zólyom County (Besztercebánya, Banská Bystrica Region (Banskobystrický kraj) SK) (a)

    For Hungarian see belowcounty (in Latin: comitatus Zoliensis, in Hungarian Zólyom (vár)megye, in Slovak Zvolenský komitát/ Zvolenská stolica/ Zvolenská župa, in German Sohler Gespanschaft/Komitat Sohl) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in central Slovakia.Zólyom county shared borders with the counties of Bars (Tekov), Turóc (Turiec), Liptó ...

  • Sáros County of the Kingdom of Hungary

    Sáros (-Hungarian, Slovak: Šariš, Latin: comitatus Sarossiensis, German: Scharosch) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in northeastern Slovakia. Today, Šariš is only an informal designation of the corresponding territory.Sáros county shared borders with the Austrian crownland Galicia and the Hungarian counties Szepes (Spiš), Abaúj-Torna (Abo...

  • Sopron County

    Sopron (German: Ödenburg) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary in present-day eastern Austria and northwestern Hungary. The capital of the county was Sopron. Sopron county shared borders with the Austrian land Lower Austria and the Hungarian counties Moson, Győr, Veszprém and Vas. The lake Neusiedler See lies partly in the county. Its area was 3,241 km² around ...

  • Hont County Comitatus Honthum of the Kingdom of Hungary (Ipolyság, SK, HU) (a)

    Hont (-Hungarian and Slovak and German, in Latin: Honthum, in Hungarian also: Honth) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary and then shortly of Czechoslovakia. Its territory is now in southern Slovakia (3/4) and northern Hungary (1/4).Today, in Slovakia Hont is the informal designation of the corresponding territory.Hont county shared borders with the counties Bars (...

  • Rejowiec Ghetto

    The Rejowiec Transit Ghetto Transit stop for the murder of Slovak Jews Map of Rejowiec in the Krasnystaw districtRejowiec in the district of Chelm, acquired municipal rights during the 16th Century and became famous thanks to Mikolaj Rej, a distinguished poet of the Polish Renaissance. At the end of the 16th Century Rejowiec was populated mostly by Jews, and by the 20th Century the Jews account...

  • Verbó (Vrbové)- town in Nagyszombat district- Nógrád county

    Vrbové (German: Vrbau (modernized:Werbau); Hungarian: Verbó) is a town in the Trnava Region of Slovakia. It has a population of 6,309 as of 2005. The town lies around 8 km (5 mi) northwest from Piešťany. The present-day town is a very old settlement. In Slavic languages the town's name means willow. The first written reference to the town stems from 1332. at that time it was part of the Čacht...

  • Vas county

    Vas (German: Eisenburg, Slovene: Železna županija or Železna) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in western Hungary, eastern Austria and eastern Slovenia (Prekmurje). The capital of the county was Szombathely. Vas County shared borders with the Austrian lands Lower Austria and Styria and the Hungarian counties Sopron, Veszprém and Zala. ...

  • Szatmár County of the Kingdom of Hungary- Szatmár vármegye and Satu Mare County - Szatmár megye, (Kreis Sathmar, Сату-Маре, Satmárska župa)

    Szatmár County Comitatus Szathmariensis (Latin) Szatmár vármegye (Hungarian) Komitat Sathmar (German) Comitatul Sătmar (Romanian) 11th century[citation needed]–1920 After 1876 Szatmár county shared borders with the former Hungarian counties Szabolcs, Bereg, Ugocsa, Máramaros, Szolnok-Doboka, Szilágy and Bihar. It was situated south of the river Tisza. The river Szamos flowed through the coun...

  • Trencsén county of the Kingdom of Hungary Trencsén vármegye capital: Trencsén

    Trencsén county (in Latin: comitatus Trentsiniensis/Trenchiniensis, in Hungarian Trencsén (vár) megye, in Slovak Trenčiansky komitát/ Trenčianska stolica/ Trenčianska župa, German: Trentschiner Gespanschaft/Komitat) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in western Slovakia. Trencsén county shared borders with the Austrian lands Moravia and Gali...

  • Liptó County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Liptószentmiklós, SK) (a)

    Liptov is a historical and geographical region in northern Slovakia with around 140,000 inhabitants. The area is also known by the German name Liptau, the Polish Liptów, the Hungarian Liptó and the Latin name Liptovium.Liptó (Slovak: Liptov, Hungarian: Liptó, German: Liptau, Polish: Liptów, Latin: Liptovium) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is no...

  • Heves county in the Kingdom of Hungary - Heves vármegye

    Heves was an administrative county in the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which is now in northern Hungary, was slightly larger than that of present Heves county. The capital of the county was Eger.Heves county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun, Nógrád, Gömör-Kishont, Borsod, Hajdú and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok. It stretched from the Mátra and Bükk mountains to and...

  • Maros-Torda County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Marosvásárhely) (g)

    Maros-Torda was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in central Romania (eastern Transylvania). Its county seat was Marosvásárhely (Romanian: Târgu Mureș). Maros-Torda county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Kolozs, Beszterce-Naszód, Csík, Udvarhely, Kis-Küküllő and Torda-Aranyos. The river Mureș/Maros flows through the county. Its are...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • Veszprém County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Veszprém, HU) (b)

    Veszprém was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which was smaller than that of present Veszprém county, in western Hungary. The capital of the county was Veszprém. Veszprém county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Vas, Sopron, Győr, Komárom, Fejér, Tolna, Somogy and Zala. It covered the Bakony hills, the eastern tip of Lake Balaton and the ...

  • Czech portal, Czech Republic, Bohemia, Moravia - Geni

    Welcome to the Czech Portal, Czech Republic, Czechia, Bohemia, Moravia on Geni Czech Portal looking for Volunteers Curators for Geni from Czech Republic - look at nominations For Apply to become a Curator. See For learn about curators and what they do on Geni, see: . Current Geni Curators and their work area are : Tomáš Kitlar (Czech Republic), FARKAS Mihály László (Czech fami...

  • Hajdú County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Debrecen, HU) (e)

    Hajdú, formerly known as Hajdúság, was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary in present-day eastern Hungary. The capital of the county was Debrecen. The territory of the county is now part of the Hungarian county Hajdú-Bihar.Hajdú county shared borders with the counties Heves, Borsod, Szabolcs, Bihar, Békés and Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok. The river Tisza touched its western b...

  • Bereg County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Beregszász, UA, HU) (d)

    Bereg (Rusyn: Береґ; German: Berg) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in northeastern Hungary and western Ukraine. The capital of the county was Berehove (Ukrainian, Berehovo in Rusyn, Beregszász in Hungarian, Bergsaß in German, Beregovo in Russian, Bereg in Romanian).Bereg county shared borders with the Austrian crownland Galicia (now in Po...

  • Fejér County of the Kingdom of Hungary (Székesfehérvár, HU) (b)

    Fejér (in Latin: comitatus Albensis) was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which was slightly smaller than that of present Fejér county, is now in central Hungary. The capital of the county was Székesfehérvár. Fejér county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Veszprém, Komárom, Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun and Tolna. It lay southwest of Budapest, aro...

  • Somogy County (Kaposvár, HU) (b)

    for Hungarian see below Somogy was an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory, which was slightly larger than that of present Somogy county, is now in south-western Hungary. The capital of the county was Kaposvár. Somogy county shared borders with the Hungarian counties Zala, Veszprém, Tolna, Baranya, Verőce and Belovár-Körös (the latter two part of Croati...

  • International Places Project Index

    Re direct because this project will be deleted: please go to Place projects International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for is no...

  • Biographical Dictionary of the‧Extreme‧Right — since 1890

    Biographical Dictionary of the‧Extreme‧Right — since 1890 Philip REES ‧ x ‧ author ‧ publishers : SIMON & SCHUSTER ‧ USA-New York ‧ English language ‧ 1990-418p. ‧ ISBN 0-13-089301-3 ‧ hardcover ‧ summary The Biographical Dictionary of the Extreme Right Since 1890 is a reference book on leading people in the various far right movements since 1890. It contains entries for what the au...

  • Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun County

    For Hungarian see below Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun is the name of an administrative county (comitatus) of the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is now in central Hungary, comprising the territory of the present Hungarian county Pest and the northern part of present Bács-Kiskun county. The capital of the county was Budapest. Geography Pest-Pilis-Solt-Kiskun county shared borders with the...

  • Bács-Bodrog County of the Kingdom of Hungary=Vármegye (Komitat Batsch-Bodrog Bačko-bodroška županija)

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