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Rabbi Chaim Michoel Dov Weissmandl MP (1903 - 1957)

"‎מן המצר-רבי מיכאל דוב ווייסמאנדל"

Rabbi Chaim Michael Dov Weissmandl (1903–1957) (known as Rabbi Michael Ber Weissmandl) was a rabbi and shtadlan who became known for his efforts to save the Jews of Slovakia from extermination at the h...

7/11/2007 5/1/2017

Rechel Strohli MP (1906 - c.1944)

"Rose", "Rosa", "Rechell Schtroly"

12/2/2008 4/20/2017

John George Kemeny MP (1926 - 1992)

"Kemény János György", "John G. Kemeny"

John G. Kemeny, computer pioneer and President of Dartmouth College from 1970-81. John George Kemeny (Hungarian: Kemény János György ; May 31, 1926 – December 26, 1992) was a Jewish-Hungarian America...

11/4/2011 6/6/2016

Rabbi Dr. Mayer Samuel Weiss (Houdini's father) MP (1829 - 1892)

"Rev. Dr.  M. S. Weiss", "Rabbi Mayer Samuel Weiss", "Rabbi Dr. Mayer Samuel Weiss", "Rabbi Mayer Samuel Weisz"

The Houdini File Facts vs Fiction Writings of Houdini’s Father Rev. Dr.  M. S. Weiss Lecture Rabbi Samuel Weiss's Wisconsin Pulpit Houdini Exhibition opens in Budapest January 27 - February 27

12/11/2010 2/7/2016

Andy Grove MP (1936 - 2016)


Andrew Stephen ("Andy") Grove (born 2 September 1936), is a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author. He is a science pioneer in the semiconductor industry. He escaped from Communist...

9/2/2014 9/2/2015

Imre Glasner MP (1907 - 1942)

Fizikus. A budapesti tudományegyetemen 1929-ben kémia-fizika-matematika szakon tanári oklevelet szerzett. 1929-től 1942. áprilisáig, munkatáborba való elhurcolásáig az Egyesült Izzó Kutatólaboratóriumá...

12/10/2014 1/20/2015

Rabbi Alexander Kohut MP (1842 - 1894)

Alexander (Chanoch Yehuda) Kohut (April 22, 1842, Kiskunfélegyháza, Hungary – May 25, 1894, New York City) was a rabbi and orientalist. He belonged to a family of rabbis, the most noted among them bein...

2/6/2013 1/19/2015

Moses Deutsch, RaMBAD MP (1844 - 1931)

1931 - Link to Death Record - Salgótarján Biography: Chief Rabbi Moses (Moshe) Deutsch (1844-1931) Chief Rabbi Moses (Moshe) Deutsch z'cl was born in Pozsony (Presburg, today Bratislava, Slovakia...

8/5/2012 12/25/2014

Josef Israel Deutsch MP (1843 - 1927)

Chief Rabbi Joseph Israel Deutsch z'tl  (1843 - 1927) was born in Pozsony (Presburg, today Bratislava, Slovakia) and he died at Balassagyarmat, 30. January 1927. (27 Shevat 5687, by the hebrew calendar...

12/27/2009 12/25/2014

Frank Lowy MP

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Frank Lowy, AC (born 22 October 1930) is an Australian-Israeli businessman. He is a co-founder of the Westfield Group, operator of over 100 shopping centres in Australia, New Zealand, the United States...

5/31/2013 11/11/2014

R' Moshe Schick (The MaHaRaM Schick) מהר"ם שיק MP (1807 - 1879)

"מהר"ם שיק", "MaHaRam Schick", "R' Moshe Shik", "Maharam Schick", "משה שיק", "Harav Moishe Schick"

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 more commonly known as the Maharam Shik; Maharam is the...

4/25/2007 4/27/2014

Tzvi Aryeh Shapiro MP (1815 - 1860)

"Laks", "Lachs ?", "Hers Leb Sachter", "Basch", "Shapiro"

Author of the Sefer Imrei Binah, aka "Imre Binu" 1897 in Sighet with publisher Mendel Wider. . 43 of Matzevas Kodesh

3/29/2008 3/9/2014

Rabbi Yechiel Michel Strohli MP (aft.1847 - 1924)

"יחיאל מיכל שטראהלי", "Mihály STRÓLI", "מיכל פֿילדער", "Michel Filder", "Emunas Oman", "Emunat Oman", "מיכל פילדער"

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 Michel Strohli lived nearby in the a...

12/2/2008 2/3/2014

Gaon Shlomo Yehuda Tabak "Erech Shai" MP (c.1832 - 1907)

"Shlomo Leib Tabak", "Erech Shai", "ערך ש''י", "שלמה יהודה טאבאק", "שלמה ליב טאבאק", "שלמה לייב טאבאק", "Salamon Leib Tobak", "שלמה יהודה לייב טבק", "Slome Leb", "Slojme Leb"

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 Court (Av Beit Din). Better...

12/18/2007 2/2/2014

A pesti Kereskedelmi Akadémia elvégzése után, 1874-től a Magyar Általános Hitelbank tisztviselője lett. majd 1881-1885 cégvezető,1895től ügyvezető igazgató,majd 1909től haláláig vezérigazgató lett 19...

6/16/2013 1/20/2014

(1) 1889 Baranyavári előnév és nemes. (2) WELLISCH, Alfred (age 29) son of Natan Wellisch & Johanna (Glasner) married ULLMANN, Vilma (age 22) daughter of Maier Gyorgy Ullmann & Julia (LEON). Marriage...

4/18/2013 1/20/2014

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 family,...

5/21/2009 12/19/2013

Samuel Shmuel HaLevi Bilitzer MP (1745 - d.)


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

3/5/2010 12/16/2013

Yechiel Hacohen ABD Szolke MP (c.1775 - 1862)

"הרב יחיאל הכהן", "אב בית דין סאלקע", "Rabbi Yechiel Hacohen of Szolke", "Chief Judge of Szolke"

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...

12/6/2007 2/22/2013

R' Zev Wolf Tannenbaum (Verpeleter Rav) MP (1787 - 1873)

"Author of "Rechovos Hanahar"'", "R' Zev Volf Tennenbaum", "R' Zev Wolf Tennenboim", "R' Zev Wolf Tannenbaum", "ר' זאב וואלף טענין-בוים", "Verpeleter Rav", "R' Zev Wolf Tennenbaum"

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...

8/25/2008 2/20/2013

Yitzchok Isaac (1st Kaliver Rebbe) Taub MP (1751 - 1821)

"Kaliver Rebbe", "Kalover Rebbe", "כ"ק אדמו"ר מקאליב. Rabbi Isaac Taub", "Rabbi Yitzchak (the 1st Kaliver Rebbe) Taub", "כ"ק אדמו"ר מקאליב. Yitschak Eizik Taub", "Kalib Rabbi", "Yitzhak Izik Toybe", "Yitzchok Aisik Taub - Kalev", "The First Kaliver Rebbe"

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 trad...

5/25/2008 2/18/2013

Rabbi Meshilem Feish Lowy MP (1821 - 1873)

"R' Mshilom Fayish Lowy", "הרה"ק מטאהש"

* * Tasher Hasidic DynastyTosh (also Tash; Hebrew/Yiddish: טאהש) is a Hasidic dynasty originating in Nyirtass, Hungary. Today it is based in Kiryas Tosh, Quebec, Canada, outside of Boisbriand, a suburb...

9/25/2008 2/17/2013

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 Hasidic dynasty originating in...

12/11/2007 2/17/2013

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...

12/11/2007 2/17/2013

Rabbi Meshulam Feish feish Lowy MP (1921 - 2015)

"R' Meshilum Feish Lowy", "Tasher Rebbe"

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...

12/11/2007 2/17/2013

Manó Mai MP (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 in the profes...

9/8/2007 2/5/2013

R' Solomon Ganzfried, A.B.D. Ungvar MP (1804 - 1886)

"Salomon Ganzfried", "Shlomo Ganzfried", "Shloimo Ganzfried", "Shloime Ganzfried", "HaRav Shlomo Ganzfried", "Rabbi Solomon Ganzfried", "Shlomo ben Yosef Ganzfried"

Shlomo Ganzfried (or Salomon 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 Shulchan Aru...

8/23/2007 1/29/2013

George Soros MP

"Soros György", "Schwartz György"

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 Soros Fund Mana...

9/22/2012 1/14/2013

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...

2/25/2009 1/2/2013

R` Elazar Shemen Rokeach Löw, "Shemen Rokeach" MP (1758 - 1837)

"אלעזר שמן רוקח יליד ווידוסלאב 1758 כ"ז שבט תקצ"ז (לפי רשימות הורוויץ)"

Rabbi Elazar Low (Shemen Rokeah) Pages 118 - 128 By Zahava Szász Stessel Famous Rabbi, known for his book "Shemen Rokeach" plus 11 others. He taught 2,000 Yeshivah students, and many miracle stories ...

3/3/2008 1/2/2013

(1) Benjamin Wolf Löw (b. 1775; d. March 6, 1851) was a Polish-Hungarian rabbi. He was also known as Binyamin ben Elʻazar, Benjamin Adolf Löw, and Binyamin Ṿolf Leṿ, a.b.d. ḳ.ḳ. Ḳollin u-Ṿerboi. He was...

3/3/2008 1/2/2013

Tibor Radó 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'...

6/15/2008 1/2/2013

Szász Ottó MP (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 time, d...

6/15/2008 1/2/2013

Tom Lantos, U.S. Congress MP (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-thirds ...

7/10/2007 1/2/2013

Gedeon Richter MP (1872 - 1944)

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

1/31/2010 1/1/2013

Mátyás Rákosi MP (1892 - 1971)

"Mátyás Rosenfeld"

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 ruler of communist Hungary between 1945 an...

7/6/2008 1/1/2013

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 to 1940 at ETH Zürich and from 1940...

6/15/2008 12/31/2012

George de Hevesy MP (1885 - 1966)

"Bischitz de Heves", "Bisicz de Heves", "Hevesy de Heves", "etc."

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 radioactiv...

9/2/2011 12/31/2012

Avram Hershko, אברהם הרשקו ‎ (born 31 December 1937) is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 2004 , "for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation" . Bio...

5/11/2009 12/31/2012

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 later settled in t...

9/13/2007 12/31/2012

HaRav Yisachar Shlomo Teichtal, A.B.D. Pichtian MP (1885 - 1945)

"Eim Habanim Semeichah", "הרב ישכר שלמה טייכטל", "Yisochor Shlomo Teichthal"

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...

2/4/2008 12/31/2012

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 numerous c...

3/19/2008 12/31/2012

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 racing enthusi...

6/5/2008 12/31/2012

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...

10/15/2012 12/31/2012

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...

8/8/2007 12/31/2012

Joseph (József) Pulitzer MP (1847 - 1911)

"Joseph Pulitzer"

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 introduced the tec...

6/11/2011 12/30/2012

R' Shimon Schreiber - Sofer, "Michtav Sofer" MP (1820 - 1883)

"הרב שמעון - המכתב סופר", "Michtav Sofer", "Mikhtav Sofer", "Krakow Ruv"

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 Mattersdorf. He ...

8/1/2007 12/30/2012

Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Binyamin Sofer, "Ktav Sofer" MP (1815 - 1871)

"Ksav Soifer", "Keszav-Sofer", "Ktav Sofer"

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 the...

7/23/2007 12/30/2012

Chasam Sofer MP (1762 - 1839)

"הרה"ג ה"חתם סופר שרייבר-סופר", "חת"ם סופר", "חתם סופר"

Chasam Sofer website * Wikipedia bio * Chatam Sofer family tree * מקום מנוחת בני החת"ס Rabbi Moshe Sofer , (German: Moses Schreiber), also known by his main work Chatam (in Yiddish: "Chasam") Sofer, (t...

5/5/2007 12/30/2012

Rachel 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...

4/10/2009 12/30/2012

Harry Houdini (Erik Weisz) MP (1874 - 1926)

"Ehrich Weiss", "Harry Weiss", "Erik Weisz", "Harry Houdini"

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...

12/2/2008 12/30/2012

Tony Curtis MP (1925 - 2010)

"Tony Curtis"

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 a tailor and ...

4/24/2009 12/30/2012

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

1/24/2009 12/30/2012

Sándor Ferenczi MP (1873 - 1933)

"Sándor Fränkel", "Alexander Fraenkel", "Sandor Fränkel", "Sandor Ferencz", "Sandor Fraenkel-Ferenczi"

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

10/3/2010 12/30/2012

Paul Erdős MP (1913 - 1996)

"Paul Erdos", "Paul Erdös"

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 the area of numb...

7/2/2008 12/30/2012

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

11/30/2011 12/30/2012

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

1/10/2009 12/30/2012

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 Nobel Prize in Physi...

7/14/2007 12/30/2012

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

"Max", "Miksa"

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 of co...

7/24/2007 12/30/2012

Hanna Szenes MP (1921 - 1944)

"Hannah Szenesh Hannah Senesh Chana Senesh"

"Reunion in Budapest", Arthur A. Bardos, Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 1992 Refers to Gyuri and Aniko (Hannah) Szenes. Although their last name is not mentioned they are identifiable by the des...

12/7/2010 12/30/2012

John von Neumann MP (1903 - 1957)

"Jancsi", "Johnny", "נוימן"

Neumann János Wikipedia, Magyar / Hungarian John von Neumann Wikipedia, English John von Neumann was a Hungarian and later American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor, polymath, ...

7/2/2008 12/30/2012

Theodor Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl - MP (1860 - 1904)

"‎חוזה המדינה", "בנימין זאב הרצל", "Herzl Tivadar", "Theodore"

1949 - Theodor Herzl returns to Israel Theodor Herzl (Hebrew: בנימין זאב הרצל‎, Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl, also known as חוזה המדינה, Hoze Ha'Medinah (lit. "visionary of the State") (May 2, 1860-July 3, 1...

12/18/2007 12/30/2012

Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum, Satmar Rebbe MP (1914 - 2006)

"Satmar Rebbe", "אדמו"ר מסאטמאר"

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 Hasidim, wh...

7/22/2007 12/30/2012

Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum, The Satmar Rebbe MP (1887 - 1979)

"אדמו"ר מסאטמר"

Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum - The Satmarer Rebbe ----------------------------- Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum (1887–1979) began his rabbinic career in Krooly, a small town in Hungary. In 1929, t...

7/22/2007 12/30/2012

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

"רבי משה (ישמח משה זי"ע) טייטלבוים - רב דעיירת אוהעל הונגריה", "ישמח משה" משה טיטלבוים", "The Yismach Moshe", "רבי משה טייטלבוים- Yismach Moshe", "Moshe Teitelbaum - Sziget-Ujhely", "Moshe Teitelbaum - Maramarossziget/ Satoraljaujhely", "Yismach Moshe", "ר' משה טי"

Grandfather of SCS Moshe Teitelbaum (1759-1841) (Hebrew: משה טייטלבוים), also known as the Yismach Moshe, was the Rebbe of Sziget-Ujhely, (Maramarossziget / Satoraljaujhely) in Hungary. According to Lö...

3/9/2007 12/30/2012