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Ludwig Venetianer, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Ujpest, Hungary.

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ÖSTERREICHER, JOSEPHMANES – Hungarian physician; born at Alt-Ofen 1756; died at Vienna Dec. 14, 1831. He studied medicine, but could not practise until after the promulgation of the edict of toleration by Emperor Joseph II. in 1781. He received his medical...
ÓVÁRY, LEOPOLD – Hungarian historian; custodian of the Hungarian state archives; born at Veszprim Dec. 31, 1833. He took part in the Hungarian struggle for liberty in 1848 and in the Italian war of independence in 1860. After the political...
PAGAY, HANS – Austrian actor; born at Vienna Nov. 11, 1845. His father was a broker, and destined his son for the same career; but Pagay preferred the stage, and began as a chorus singer, going subsequently to Linz and Odessa, where he sang...
PAGAY, JOSEPHINE – Austrian actress; born at Vienna; died at Berlin Nov. 18, 1892. She made her first appearance at the age of fourteen in the rôle of Cupido in "Orpheus in der Unterwelt," at the Quaitheater, Vienna. Her spirited delivery, humor,...
PALÁGYI, LUDWIG – Hungarian poet; born at Becse April 15, 1866; educated privately by his father, a former public school-teacher, and by his elder brother Melchior Palágyi. He began to write at the age of thirteen, his first poem appearing in...
PALÁGYI, MELCHIOR – Hungarian writer; born at Paks Dec. 26, 1859. He received his primary instruction from his father, and then attended the lyceums at Temesvar and Kassa. In 1877 he went to the School of Technology at Budapest, where he passed his...
PESTER JÜDISCHE ZEITUNG – Hungarian political journal in German, issued five times weekly, and printed in Hebrew type. It was founded in 1869 by I. Reiss, who had acquired his journalistic training while holding the position of secretary to Chief Rabbi...
POLLAK, KAIM – Hungarian writer; born at Liptó-Szent-Miklós Oct. 6, 1835; educated in the Talmud at his native city, at Presburg, and at Sátoralja Ujhely. In 1858 he went to Prague, where he attended Rapoport's lectures, and then taught...
POSNER, KARL LUDWIG VON – Hungarian manufacturer; born 1822; died 1887 at Budapest. In 1852 he founded the largest printing, lithographing, and bookbinding establishment in Hungary; and he was sent by his government as a commissioner to the expositions...
RADÓ, ANTON – Hungarian poet and author; born at Moor June 29, 1862; son of the grammarian Adolf Roder. He studied classical and modern philology at Steinamanger (Szombathely) and Budapest, and engaged in journalism in 1880. After obtaining...
RANSCHBURG, PAUL – Hungarian psychiatrist; born at Raab Jan. 3, 1870. On taking his degree of M. D. at the University of Budapest in 1894, he was appointed assistant at the psychiatric clinic there. In 1899 he established a psychophysiological...
REICH (RAJK), ALADÁR – Hungarian lawyer and deputy; born at Baja June 25, 1871; educated at the gymnasium of his native city and at the universities of Budapest, Berlin, and Paris. He was admitted to the bar at Baja, which city returned him to the...
REICH, IGNAZ (EIZIG) – Hungarian teacher and author; born at Zsámbék 1821; died at Budapest April 18, 1887. He received his early instruction from his father, a Jewish communal notary, and then studied at the yeshibah of Grosswardein,going thence to...
RETHY, MORIZ – Hungarian mathematician; born at Nagy-Körös Nov. 3, 1846; educated at Budapest and Vienna, and at the universities of Göttingen and Heidelberg. He was professor of mathematics and theoretic physics at the University of...
RÉVAI, MÓR – Hungarian deputy; born at Eperies in 1860; educated at the universities of Budapest and Leipsic. In 1880 he entered the publishing-house which his father had founded in 1869 under the firm name of Révai Brothers; and since that...
ROŃA, JOSEPH – Hungarian sculptor; born at Lovas Berény Feb. 1, 1861. He was destined by his parents for a mercantile career, and studied at Kecskemét and Budapest; but he soon became a pupil in the studio of a sculptor, where he was obliged...
RÓNA, SAMUEL – Hungarian dermatologist; born at Halas April 1, 1857; educated at Budapest. He was appointed assistant to Prof. Kaposi at Vienna in 1881, and was assistant at the Rukós Hospital, Budapest, from 1882 to 1885. In the following...
ROSENBERG, JULIUS – Hungarian deputy; born at Kis-Czell Sept. 12, 1856; educated at Steinamanger and Raab, later studying law at Budapest (LL.D. 1877), where he was admitted to the bar in 1880. Recognized, even before his graduation, as an...
RÓZSAVÖLGYI (ROSENTHAL), MARKUS – Hungarian composer; born at Balassa-Gyarmath 1787; died at Pesth Jan. 23, 1848. Having a native love for music, he went at the age of eleven to Vienna to study, and thence to Presburg and Prague. Attracted by the beauty of the...
RÓZSAY, JOSEPH – Hungarian physician; born at Lackenbach March 15, 1815; died at Budapest May 19, 1885. Educated at Nagy-Kanizsa, Szombathely, Pesth, and Vienna (M. D.), he began in 1843 to practise medicine at Pesth; and five years later the...
SAJÓ, ALADÁR – Hungarian author; born at Waitzen Sept. 8, 1869; educated for the law at Budapest, where he devoted himself at the same time to writing novels. He served as lieutenant in the Twenty-third Battalion of Chasseurs in Bosnia from...
SALGÓ, JAKOB – Hungarian psychiatrist; born at Pesth in 1849; educated at Pesth, at Vienna (M. D., Vienna, 1874), and at Göttingen, where he was assistant to Max Leidesdorf. In 1879 he became privat-docent, and from 1880 to 1882 he was head...
SÁNDOR, PAUL – Hungarian merchant and deputy; born in 1860 at Hodmezövásárhely; studied at the academies of commerce in Budapest and Dresden. He is a member of the municipal council and of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Budapest. In...
SAPHIR, MORITZ GOTTLIEB – Hungarian humorist; born at Lovas-Berény Feb. 8, 1795; died at Baden, near Vienna, Sept. 5, 1858. In 1806 he went to Prague to study the Talmud; but, feeling a deeper interest in German literature, he settled in Pesth in 1814,...
SCHEY, PHILIPP, BARON VON KOROMLA – Hungarian merchant and philanthropist; born at Güns (Köszeg) Sept. 20, 1798; died at Baden, near Vienna, June 28, 1881. He was the first Jew in Hungary to be made an Austrian noble. In his patent of nobility, granted May 13,...