Viktor and Klára
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.
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.
The couple had two daughters, Gabriella and Marta.
Gabriella married Antal Balasko, an accountant, in 1948.
Antonia Balasko, Gabriella’s daughter, Viktor’s granddaughter, who translated his story, married André in 1973.
Viktor in 1972, in his garden.
Viktor in 1975.
Extract from Viktor manuscript, page 244: : hát így történt ...
Well, this is what happened ...
Telephone conversation in March 1981
Viktor wishes "happy birthday" to her granddaughter, the book's translator
Viktor in February 1973
Viktor's grave in Satu Mare, Romania.