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Závada Pál
(1954–)

Biography

1954 (14th December) born in Tótkomlós, a village in South-East Hungary with a Slovakian minority
1974–78 studies at the University of Economics, Pécs
1980–82 graduates in Sociology from ELTE University, Budapest
1978–82 trainee, then assistant lecturer, at the University of Science, Pécs
1982–93 works for the Sociological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science
from 1992 editor of the literary periodical Holmi

His prizes include:
Zsigmond Móricz Scholarship (1989), The Sociology Prize of the Literary Branch of the Hungarian Artists’ Foundation (1992), Quality Prize from the Hungarian Radio (1995), the Soros Foundation Literary Scholarship (1997), The Periodical ‘Jelenkor’s Júlia Szinnyei Memorial Prize (1997), Attila József Prize (1998), Book of the Year Prize (1998), Tibor Déry Prize (1998), Gyula Krúdy Prize (1999), Sándor Márai Prize (2000), honorary citizen of Tótkomlós (2000), Kossuth-Prize 2005  

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