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Örkény István
(1912–1979)

Biography

1912 born in Budapest
1932-1934 studies Pharmacology
1939 lives in Paris
1940 returns to Hungary
1943-1946 prisoner of war in the USSR
1949-1951 works as a scriptwriter
1958-1963 banned from publication for his participation in the 1956 Revolution
1971 Collected Works begin to be published
1979 dies in Budapest

Main prizes include
1955, 1967 Attila József Prize, 1973 Kossuth Prize

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