Personalities of the city

Suzana Heitel

Suzana Heitel (1947-2008) Suzana More Heitel was born in Pâncota (Arad county) on the 2nd of May, 1947. She attended the Faculty of History and Philosophy from Cluj Napoca, which she graduated in 1971. Ever since college, she specialized in medieval art history,  guided by Professor Virgil Vătăşianu. Early in her career,  she worked at […]

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Csiky Gergely

Csiky Gergely (1842-1891) Csiky Gergely, playwright, was born in Pâncota on the 8th of December 1842 to a noble family of Armenian origin, whose ancestors can be found from mid-eighteenth century on the land of Arad. In 1843, the Csiky family moved to Arad, following the appointment of his father (a doctor) as director of […]

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Asbóth Oszkár

Asbóth Oszkár ( 1891-1960 ) Asbóth Oszkár was born in Pâncota on the 31st of March 1891. His father, chief forester of the Pâncota area, moved to Arad with his family. Thus, Oszkár studied at the Normal School of Arad, nowadays Moise Nicoară highschool. His grades are quite average. At the age of 18, he […]

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Wolff Károly

Wolff Károly  (1869 – 1944) He studied at the Képzomuvészeti Akadémia in Budapest. He then continued his studies in Munich, at the private school of art owned by Simon Hollosy. He can be found at the art school in Baia Mare in 1896 and 1897. His works have been exhibited at the National Exhibition in […]

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Miko Bela

Miko Bela (1843-1912) Miko Bela is the first report of physics in Hungarian, who discovered bauxite in Bihor. He graduated from Štiavnica (mining engineer) and after years of apprenticeship began teaching chemistry and physics. In 1872 he starts working in the mining administration in Baia Mare, where he leads the laboratory of chemical analysis. In […]

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