Judita Jovanovic’s grandfather Mirko Bohem with railroad employees

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  • Photo taken in:
    Budapest
    Country name at time of photo:
    Austria-Hungary, pre 1918
    Country name today:
    Hungary

My grandfather Imre Biro (or Mirko Bohem as he was still called at the time) with his colleagues in a railway office in Budapest. Mirko is the third person from the left in the first row.  

He was born in Kisber, Hungary, in 1885. He changed his name from Mirko Bohem to Imre Biro in order to ease his assimilation into the local life. 

Interview details

Interviewee: Judita Jovanovic
Belgrade, Serbia

KEY PERSON

Imre Biro
Year of birth:
1885
City of birth:
Kisber
Country name at time of birth:
Austria-Hungary
Year of death:
1944
City of death:
Auschwitz
Country of death:
Poland
Died where:
Auschwitz
Occupation
before WW II:
Technician/engineer
Family names
  • Previous family name: 
    Mirko Bohem
    Reason for changing: 
    Assimilation

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