János Károlyi

11 July 1913–October 1974 (Age 61)
Abádszalók, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Hungary

The Life of János

When János Károlyi was born on 11 July 1913, in Abádszalók, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok, Hungary, his father, Gergely Károlyi, was 38 and his mother, Sára Kasza, was 30. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Erzsébet kálmán. He died in October 1974, in his hometown, at the age of 61.

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János Károlyi
Erzsébet kálmán
János Károlyi
Erzsébet Károlyi
Sándor Károlyi
zsuzsanna Károlyi

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Parents and Siblings

    Gergely Károlyi


    Sára Kasza




World Events (6)


Age 1

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

Age 7

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 25

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

Name Meaning

Hungarian:1. from the personal name Károly, Hungarian form of Charles . 2. habitational name from a place so named in Bihar County. 3. possibly from karuly, variant of karvaly ‘sparrow-hawk’, a symbolic name from a totemic animal of an ancient Hungarian tribe.

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

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