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
Anna Harnos
Marriage: 20 January 1942

Spouse and Children

20 January 1942
Mélykút, Bács-Bodrog, Hungary

Parents and Siblings

    Imre Farkas


    Mária Szabó





    Erzsébet Farkas


    Imre Farkas


    László Farkas


World Events (5)


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.

Age 24

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

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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