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Oscár Jászi

Born: 2-Mar-1875
Birthplace: Nagykároly, Hungary
Died: 13-Feb-1957
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: Hungary
Executive summary: The Dissolution of the Habsburg Monarchy


[1] Born into a Jewish family, which was Christianized circa 1881. See György Litván, A Twentieth-Century Prophet: Oscár Jászi (2006), page 4: "Like many other assimilated and converted Jewish contemporaries, he grew up and for a long time acted as if he had been born a Calvinist Hungarian. For him Protestantism signified a disposition more than a religion, for he never fully identified with it, despite preserving his belief in God -- a period in his freethinking youth aside -- right up till his death."

Father: Ference Jászi (physician, b. 1838, d. 1910)
Mother: Rosa Liebermann (b. 1853, d. 1931)
Wife: (m.)

    University: PhD Political Science, University of Budapest (1896)
    Professor: Political Science, Oberlin College

    American Federation of Democratic Hungarians Chairman
    American Historical Association
    American Political Science Association
    Jewish Ancestry

Author of books:
The Dissolution of the Habsburg Monarchy (1929)


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