István János Farkas

3 May 1914–August 1989 (Age 75)
Kecskemét, Bács-Kiskun, Hungary

The Life of István János

When István János Farkas was born on 3 May 1914, in Kecskemét, Bács-Kiskun, Hungary, his father, Imre Farkas, was 36 and his mother, Mária Szabó, was 30. He married Anna Harnos on 20 January 1942, in Mélykút, Bács-Bodrog, Hungary. He died in August 1989, in Mélykút, Bács-Kiskun, Hungary, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

István János Farkas
1914–1989
Anna Harnos
1922–2015
Marriage: 20 January 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 January 1942
Mélykút, Bács-Bodrog, Hungary

Parents and Siblings

    Imre Farkas

    Male1877–Male

    Mária Szabó

    Female1883–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1914–1989Male

    Erzsébet Farkas

    FemaleFemale

    Imre Farkas

    MaleMale

    László Farkas

    MaleMale

World Events (5)

1920

Age 6

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.
1938

Age 24

Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary.
1944

Age 30

WWII. The Nazis occupy Hungary.

Name Meaning

1 Hungarian: from the old secular personal name (later also ecclesiastical name) Farkas.2 Hungarian: nickname from farkas ‘wolf’.3 Slovenian, Czech, and Slovak (Farkaš): nickname from Old Slavic farkaš ‘wolf’, a word of Hungarian origin.

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

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