Gerontology Wiki
Advertisement
Gerontology Wiki
Jeno Homonnay
Jeno Homonnay
Jeno Homonnay at age 99.
Birth: 9 December 1913
Gyöngyös, Heves County, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Death: c.25 November 2020
Várpalota, Veszprém County, Hungary
Age: 106 years, c.352 days
Country: HungaryHUN
Centenarian

Jeno Homonnay [Hungarian: Homonnay Jenő] (9 December 1913 – c. 25 November 2020) was a Hungarian centenarian who was the oldest known living man in Hungary at the time of his death.

Biography

Jeno Homonnay was born in Gyöngyös, Heves County, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary) on 9 December 1913.

As a young man, he learned to ski. He graduated as a teacher of mathematics, physics and chemistry in 1936. After his schools, he went up to Pest to look for work. He ended up at the Péti Petroleum Industry Company. He married during World War II. He retired in 1980. He was still able to ski at the age of 100.

He became the oldest known living man in Hungary following the death of 106-year-old Jozsef Kasalyak on 29 February 2020. He lived in a nursing home in Várpalota, Veszprém County, Hungary.

Jeno Homonnay died in Várpalota, Veszprém County, Hungary around 25 November 2020 at the age of c. 106 years, 352 days.

References


Hungary's Oldest Living Man Titleholders (VE)

Zsigmond Kun • Jeno JenovaiKaroly Molnar • Jozsef Petho • Gyorgy Laszlo • Gergely Andras Molnar • Gusztav KarolyJozsef Pelles • Rezso Gallai • Tibor Kosa • Miklos Angelus • Antal Ribnikar • Elemer SpieglerJozsef Kasalyak • Jeno Homonnay

Advertisement