Jeno Fuchs

Jeno Fuchs

Birth
Budapest, Hungary
Death 14 Mar 1955 (aged 72)
Budapest, Hungary
Burial Rákoskeresztúr, Rákosmente, Budapest, Hungary
Memorial ID 210521920 · View Source
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An Olympic gold medalist. He was a Hungarian sabre fencer. He competed at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics and won both the individual and team events at both Games. He missed the 1920 Olympics, where Hungary was not allowed to compete, and qualified for the 1924 Games, but left his place in the team to younger fencers. In 1982 he was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

He studied law at the University of Budapest, defended a PhD in 1911, and became a lawyer. Apart from fencing and law, he was a top-ranked rower and bobsledder in Hungary, and worked with the Budapest Stock Market. During World War II, he fought with the Hungarian Second Army, and was awarded the Iron Cross second class.


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  • Created by: Tim Reynolds
  • Added: 27 May 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 210521920
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeno Fuchs (29 Oct 1882–14 Mar 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 210521920, citing Rakoskeresztur New Public Cemetery, Rákoskeresztúr, Rákosmente, Budapest, Hungary ; Maintained by Tim Reynolds (contributor 48314828) .