Mária Keresztes

1936–2014 (Age 78)
Bölcske, Tolna, Hungary

The Life of Mária

When Mária Keresztes was born in 1936, in Bölcske, Tolna, Hungary, her father, Rezső Szekeres, was 18 and her mother, Júlianna Kovács, was 18. She died in 2014, in Budapest, Hungary, at the age of 78.

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Rezső Szekeres
Júlianna Kovács
Mária Keresztes
Zoltán Szekeres

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World Events (5)


Age 2

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

Age 8

WWII. The Nazis occupy Hungary.

Age 53

Border with Austria is opened, the 'Iron Curtain' is breached. Thousands of East Germans escape to the West. Communist state in Hungary is dismantled and a transition to a multiparty democracy starts.

Name Meaning

Hungarian (Keresztes):1. from a personal name, the Hungarian form of Christian . 2. habitational name from any of the many places in Hungary, for example Mezőkeresztes, named with kereszt ‘cross’, a loanword from one of the Slavic languages.

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

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