Tivadar Soros

Intro Hungarian lawyer, author and editor
A.K.A. Teodoro Schwartz, Teo Melas
Was Esperantist Writer Lawyer
From Hungary
Type Law Literature
Gender male
Birth 1894, Budapest
Death 1968, New York City (aged 74 years)

Tivadar Soros (Esperanto: Teodoro Ŝvarc; born Theodor Schwarz; 7 April 1893 – 22 February 1968) was a Hungarian lawyer, author and editor. He is best known for being the father of billionaire George Soros, and engineer Paul Soros. Soros fought in World War I and spent years in a prison camp in Siberia before escaping. He founded the Esperanto literary magazine Literatura Mondo (Literary World) in 1922 and edited it until 1924. He wrote the short novel Modernaj Robinzonoj (Modern Robinsons) (1923), and Maskerado ĉirkaŭ la morto (Masquerade (dance) around death), published 1965, an autobiographical novel about his experience during the Nazi occupation of Budapest, Hungary. Maskerado has been translated into English, Russian, German, Turkish, and Hungarian.

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