József Vörös


Brief Life History of József

József Vörös died in 1999, in Körmend, Vas, Hungary.

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    World Events (3)


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


    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.


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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Hungarian Janos, Attila, Istvan, Bela, Endre, Ferenc, Katalin, Lorant, Zsolt.

    Hungarian (Vörös): nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from vörös ‘red’. The surname Vörös is also found in Slovakia (compare 2 below).

    Slovak and Slovenian (Vöröš, in Slovakia also Vőrőš): from a partially Slavicized form of the Hungarian word vörös ‘red’ or of the surname Vörös (see 1 above). Compare Veres .

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

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