Who is Who in Central & East Europe 1933


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During the World War...

Issac Alcalay, Yugoslavia ->
worked on behalf of the government in England and the U.S.A.

Miroslav Arciszewski, Romania ->
was an officer of artillery in the Russian Army.

Henryk Arctowski, Poland ->
prepared reports on Poland for the Peace Conference.

Alfred Arnold, Hungary ->
was a submarine boat commander.

Majer, Samuel Balaban, Poland ->
was a military rabbi for the jewish soldiers in the Polish Army.

Anton Balla, Hungary ->
was severely wounded.

Karl Barons, Latvia ->
was in charge of a field hospital.

Alexandre, Emmanuel Batek, Czechoslovakia ->
was a captain in the camp of Italian prisoners at Sigmundsherberg.

Chajim Bloch, ? ->
During the World War he was an Austrian Military Rabbi.

Karel Capek, Czechoslovakia ->
translated from French poetry and introduced Anglo American philosophy.

Norbert Capek, Czechoslovakia ->
worked for the independence of Czechoslovakia as a writer.

Vincent Cervinka, Czechoslovakia ->
was condemned to death; was imprisoned for two years and then was pardoned.

Otokar Cila, Czechoslovakia ->
was made a prisoner in Russia, where he voluntarily enrolled in the newly created Serbian army.

Hélène d'Abancourt de Franqueville, Poland ->
She worked in many organizations, nursed the wounded ones and organized a committee for the assistance of the properties in the East in 1918.

Viktor Fischmeister, I., Austria ->
was a Chief of a Department in a scientific committee for War-time economics.

Mehdi Frasheri, Albania ->
During the World War he was in Switzerland and Italy.

Leopold Gottlieb, France ->
During the World War he opened a great art exhibition in Zurich, Berne (Switzerland), in Vienna (Austria).

Géza Herczeg, Austria ->
was a journalist for the "Neue Freie Presse", "Pester Lloyd", "A Nap" and "Berliner Tageblatt".

Arthur Hoenig, Lower Austria ->
was First Lieutenant in the Imperial and Royal Powder Mill in Blumau (Head of the department of the manufacturers of synthetic nitric acid), (1914-1918).

Milan Ivsis, Yugoslavia ->
fought in Serbia, in the Carpathians in Poland, Russia, and Romania.

Hans Jaksch, Austria ->
took part in the siege of Przemysl and he was a prisoner of war first in Turkestan, later in Eastern Siberia and escaped in 1918.

Alfred Johann Theophil Jansa von Tannenau, Germany ->

was in different positions on the Serbian, Italian and Russian fronts.

Cicerone Jordachescu, Rumania ->
was a Confessor in the army. In 1918 he held a conference in London about "The state of things in his country during the great war".

Dusan Jurkovic, Czechoslovakia ->
was in military service where he erected a large number of military hero monuments on the battle fields of Galician-Carpaths.

Vaclav Klofac, Czechoslovakia ->
was accused of high treason.

Stanislaw Kot, Poland ->
was in charge of the Press and of the Propaganda Department of Poland.

Nicolas Kozma de Leveld, Hungary ->
fought for 44 months at the Russian and Italian fronts.

Andreas Liber, Hungary ->
was Commissioner of Fugitives.

Geworg Litscheff, Bulgaria ->
was with the Red Cross (Section for the Missed Ones).

Marko Markovic, Yugoslavia ->
was confined; later he entered the Austro Hungarian Army and escaped to Russia and entered the Serbian army.

Prokop Maxa, Bulgaria ->
was a member of the national council of Czechoslovakia in Russia and he assisted in the organization of the voluntary Czechoslovak army in Russia.

Pasha Heinrich August Meissner, Turkey ->
was director of railway construction at the Palestine front.

Herbert von Minkewicz, Austria ->
was an officer in the Austro Hungarian Army in his father's regiment.

Dimitri Nicoloff, Bulgaria ->
During the World War he fought as a common soldier.

Josef Páta, Czechoslovakia ->
was a member of the Revolutionary Committee "Národ" (People) and of the Sokol Organization.

Gustav Prochazka, Czechoslovakia ->
worked on the idea of leaving the Roman Catholic Church (as a Roman Catholic priest of the Modernist Movement).

Juozas Maciunas, Lithuania ->
was a military physician.

Gustav von Myrdacz, Albania ->
was chief of staff XIV. division, 11th and 12th Isonzo-battles, Piave and commander of regiment in Tonale, Sieben-Gemeinden.

Felix Niekrasz (Nekrach), Poland ->
was with the Civil Committee of Warsaw.

Faik Quku, Albania ->
fought as a Lieutenant in Palestine, 1918.

Marie Hédvige Reutt, Poland ->
She organized in the province of Lublin popular schools.

Husrew Bey Ridvanbeyaglu, Turkey and Iran ->
was chief of Caucasian army operations.

Mieczyslas de Rutkowski, England ->
was Chairman of the Russian Government Purchasing Commission in London.

Zygmunt Saryusz-Bielski, Poland ->
was sent by the Turkish government as oil expert to visit the oil fields of Irak and Mesopotamia.

Jonas Sileika, Lithuania ->
worked for Lithuanian relief in U.S.A. and Moscow, Russia.

Ludwig Sosnowski-Solski, Poland ->
was Manager of the Theater Polski in Warsaw.

Georg B. Szveteney de Nagy-Ohay, Hungary ->
fought on the Polish front and on the Rumanian and Italian fronts.

Constantin Toma, Rumania ->
organized the recovery of the city of Iasi, where thousands of fugitives had thought refuge.

Ruzena Vackova, Czechoslovakia ->
She was chairman of the economic section of the Red Cross. Hospital at Wischau.

Alfred Vitols, ? ->
was in charge of the building of roads and bridges on the Riga front of the Russian army.