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55th HUNGARIAN CONGRESS – Artur Allan Bártfay

On Nov. 28th, 2015 at 2:30 pm at the Cleveland Downtown Hilton Garden Inn as part of

the Hungarian Association Congress Artur Allan Bártfay will present a lecture on:

“A History and Analysis of Hungarian Life in Columbus”



Bartfay Artur
Bartfay Artur

Arthur Allan Bártfay was recipient of the Hungarian Association’s Árpád Alliance medal for service to the Hungarian Community. He is a past president (1980s) of the Columbus, Ohio Branch 129 of the William Penn Association. He was born on a farm near Flint, Michigan to Hungarian parents who immigrated to America in 1912. He earned a BA & MA from Michigan State University in East Lansing. He had a career in commercial & public broadcasting, retiring –after 25 years–from the staff of The Ohio State University. In 2005, he taught conversational English to teenagers in Temesvár, Transylvania. In 2010, he delivered a paper at the American Hungarian Educators Association at the U of Szeged in Hungary, entitled “The Legacy Louis Kossuth’s 1851-52 American Visit: five Kossuth villages (in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Mississippi), two Kossuth townships (in Wisconsin & Maine), and one Kossuth County (in Iowa).