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Ferenc Móra (19 July 1879 8 February 1934) was a Hungarian novelist, journalist, and museologist.

Hungary Country in Central Europe

Hungary is a country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken Uralic language in the world. Hungary's capital and its largest city and metropolis is Budapest. Other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.



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Ferenc Móra statue at the Szeged Pantheon

Ferenc Móra was born in Kiskunfélegyháza, into a financially poor family. His father Márton Móra was a tailor, and his mother Anna Juhász was a baker. He acquired his formal education under the most extreme hardships because of the financial poverty of his family. At the Budapest University he earned the degree of Geography and History education but worked as a teacher only for one year at Felsőlövő, Vas county. He was a prominent figure of youth literature in Hungary. His parallel career of museology started in 1904 at the combined library and museum of Szeged serving the county capital of Szeged and its surrounding Csongrád county. He was appointed as the director of the combined library and museum of Szeged and Csongrád county in 1917 and served in that post as director until 1934, when he died, aged 54, at Szeged. Today the museum is named in his honor as the "Móra Ferenc Muzeum" which can be seen on the internet at many websites. [1] [2] [3] [4]

Kiskunfélegyháza Town in Bács-Kiskun, Hungary

Kiskunfélegyháza is a city in Bács-Kiskun County, Hungary.

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Szeged City with county rights in Southern Great Plain, Hungary

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Ferenc Móra Museum in Szeged


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