Mr. Ferenc Aladar Gyorgyey

Quick Facts

imageBorn: 03/14/1925, Budapest
Died: 10/01/2014, Hamden Connecticut
Spouse: Mrs. Klara Takacs
Number of children: 2 
Katalin Berger and Mari Gyorgyey

In Hungary
Imprisoned in Matthausen, Austria: released after War, recaptured by Communists
Occupation: Student, Political Prisoner, 7 1/2 years in Recsk, a notoriously hard labor camp

Education: Pazmany Tudomanyos Egyetem
Active role in the revolution: YES

He escaped across the Austrian border after exchanging clothing with a farmer.

In United States of America
Arrival: 1956, New York
Education: Yale University, New Haven, Ct.
Occupation: Medical Historian
Workplace: Yale Universary, New Haven, Connecticut

Awards: Ferenc served as the head of the Medical Historical Library at Yale University from 1968 – 1994. Both Ferenc and Clara were active at Yale and in the Hungarian American Cultural Community. They wrote for numerous English and Hungarian newspapers.


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