Viktor and Klára

New website devoted to Viktor Geiger

A new website, fully devoted to Viktor Geiger is in progress. In the future, it should be enriched with many unknown documents.

Do not hesitate to come and visit it.

Viktor Geiger's family

My maternal grandfather, Viktor Geiger, the author of this story, was born in 1902 in Teke, a village in Transylvania, today Teaca in Romania.

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He was the ninth out of ten children born to a Hungarian Catholic family.


Viktor's parents with their children and spouses.
Viktor on the left sitting on the ground at about 6 years old.


Viktor's ancestors


Viktor's family tree

Anna's parents were innkeepers in this city of Transylvania, today Cluj-Napoca in Romania.

Among Viktor's brothers and sisters:




Viktor married Maria Kosztaczky in 1928.


Viktor's descendants

The couple had two daughters, Gabriella and Marta.




Gabriella's descendants, eldest daughter of Viktor



Gabriella married Antal Balasko, an accountant, in 1948.


Antonia Balasko, Gabriella’s daughter, Viktor’s granddaughter, who translated his story, married André in 1973.

 

Photos of Viktor


      Viktor in 1972, in his garden.


Viktor in 1975.    



 

Viktor's handwriting




Viktor's handwriting
Extract from Viktor manuscript, page 244: : hát így történt ...
Well, this is what happened ...

 

Viktor's voice







Telephone conversation in March 1981
Viktor wishes "happy birthday" to her granddaughter, the book's translator


 

Video of Viktor







Viktor in February 1973


 

Viktor's grave





Viktor's grave
Viktor's grave in Satu Mare, Romania.



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