Heda Ambrova and her sister Magda Erdelyiova

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  • Photo taken in:
    Piestany
    Year when photo was taken:
    1924
    Country name at time of photo:
    Czechoslovakia, 1918-1938
    Country name today:
    Slovakia

This is a photo of me (Heda Ambrova) with my sister (Magda Erdelyiova), and was taken in a photo studio in Piestany, probably in 1924.

I was born on 12th September 1922 in Piestany as Hedviga Erdelyiova. We lived in what is now Teplicka Street, before it was Wilsonova Street No. 22. We didn't have any animals, not even a canary. My sister's name was Magda. She was born on 16th May 1920 in Piestany, and was two and a half years older.

Interview details

Interviewee: Heda Ambrova
Interviewer:
Martin Korcok
Month of interview:
March
Year of interview:
2007
Piestany, Slovakia

KEY PERSON

Heda Ambrova
Year of birth:
1922
City of birth:
Piestany
Country name at time of birth:
Czechoslovakia 1918-1938
Occupation
after WW II:
Translator
Family names
  • Previous family name: 
    Erdelyiova
    Year of changing: 
    1942
    Reason for changing: 
    Marriage
  • Previous family name: 
    Hechtova
    Year of changing: 
    1946
    Reason for changing: 
    Remarriage

Other Person

Magda Erdelyiova
Year of birth:
1920
City of birth:
Piestany
Country name at time of birth:
Czechoslovakia 1918-1938
Year of death:
1940
City of death:
Piestany
Country of death:
Slovakia
Died:
before WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
University student

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