Janos Farkas

Male5 May 1877–12 September 1944

Brief Life History of Janos

When Janos Farkas was born on 5 May 1877, in Dunaújváros, Fejér, Hungary, his father, Gyorgy Farkas, was 33 and his mother, Terezia Molnar, was 29. He married Agnes Toth on 29 January 1902, in Dunapentele, Fejér, Hungary. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 September 1944, at the age of 67.

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Janos Farkas
Agnes Toth
Marriage: 29 January 1902
Tivadar Farkas
Katalin Farkas
László Farkas

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1902Dunapentele, Fejér, Hungary
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (4)


    Age 37

    WWI. Hungary fights on the losing side and the monarchy collapses.


    Age 43

    Hungary loses large part of territory to Czechoslovakia, Romania, Russia and Yugoslavia. The National Assembly restores Kingdom of Hungary. Horthy becomes regent and remains influential until 1944.


    Age 61

    Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Hungarian Laszlo, Tibor, Attila, Sandor, Zoltan, Gabor, Geza, Janos, Istvan, Miklos, Bela, Csaba. Jewish Arie, Chaim, Moshe, Liat, Mayer, Zev, Ari, Asher, Eliezer, Faigy, Fishel, Mendel.

    Hungarian: from the old personal name Farkas, derived from farkas ‘wolf’. It is also a nickname derived from the same word. The surname Farkas is also found in Romania and Slovakia (see also 2 below).

    Slovak, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, and Rusyn (from Vojvodina in Serbia) (Farkaš): from a Slavicized form of Hungarian farkas ‘wolf’, used either as a nickname or a personal name; or, in part, an adaptation of the cognate Hungarian surname Farkas (see 1 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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