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 Ferenc Molnar

Ferenc Molnar

Original Name Neuman
Birth
Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Death 1 Apr 1952 (aged 74)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 1437 · View Source
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Novelist and Journalist. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, into a Jewish family. Molnar started his career as a journalist during his law study in Budapest and Geneva. He changed his German name to be known as a Hungarian writer. At 22, he published his first novel "The Hungry City." His famous novel "The Paul Street boys" were published in 1907. During World War I he served as war correspondent and his reports were published in 1916 under the title "The Diary of a War Correspondent." In 1936 Molnar moved to United States where he had a number of plays published and produced. He did not speak much English. In Hungary his plays were not performed during the Communist period. Some of his plays are "The Swan," "Olimpia," "The Good Fairy," "The Play's the Thing," "Rough Crossing." He was married three times.

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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ferenc Molnar (12 Jan 1878–1 Apr 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1437, citing Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery, Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .