Miksa Markus

Miksa Markus
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  • Photo taken in:
    Budapest
    Country name at time of photo:
    Austria-Hungary, pre 1918
    Country name today:
    Hungary
    Name of the photographer / studio:
    Greber Sandor, Kiraly u. 10
This is my uncle Miska Markus, my mother's brother. The photo was taken in Budapest, probably during WWI since he is wearing his army uniform. My mother had ten brothers and sisters; my mother is the eleventh child. They weren't born here in Ujpest but somewhere in the provinces, but they came to Budapest. It was a Neolog family, but quite religious. Miska Markus, one of my mother's brothers, was a victim of World War I; he got a disease, something to do with the brain, because a bomb had exploded near him and the pressure wave did him great harm; he later died - around the end of the 1920s. He was a merchant. Not in Ujpest, they lived somewhere in the Castle District [in Budapest]. His wife was Auntie Vilma.

Interview details

Interviewee: Laszlo Spiegler
Interviewer:
Dora Sardi and Eszter Andor
Month of interview:
May
Year of interview:
2002
Budapest, Hungary

KEY PERSON

Miska Markus
Country name at time of birth:
Hungary
Year of death:
1920
Country of death:
Hungary
Died:
before WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Businessman, Retail merchant

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