Lajosne Buzaky
Lajosne Buzaky
Lajosné Buzáky on her 109th birthday.
Birth: 2 May 1898
Bihardancsháza, Bihar, Austria-Hungary (present-day Hungary)
Death: c. 13 September 2007
Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar, Hungary
Age: 109 years, c.134 days
Country: HungaryHUN
Centenarian

Lajosne Buzaky (née Margit Harangi) [Hungarian: Buzáky Lajosné Harangi Margit] (2 May 1898 – c. 13 September 2007) was a Hungarian centenarian. At the time of her death, she was to oldest living person in the country.

Biography

Margit was born on 2 May 1898, in Bihardancsháza, Austria-Hungary (present-day Hungary). She got married to Lajos Rezső Buzáky in the early 1920s and moved to the city of Debrecen after the wedding. She worked as a housewife in all her life. She had to suffer tragedies during her lifetime, although she herself was seldom sick. Her husband died in Austria during WWII.

At age 100, it was reported that although Margit’s hearing and eyesight had got worse, she was mentally still very healthy. She would listen to the radio and lot and help in easy kitchen tasks. On her 108th birthday it was stated that she still had a good sense of humour and a great appetite. She did not take any medicine, and would sing psalms every evening with her daughter, whom she was living with. She had two daughters, one grandchild and two great-grandsons.

Margit became the oldest living person in Hungary upon Gergely Molnar’s death in March 2006. She died on c. 13 September 2007, in Debrecen, at the age of 109 years, c.134 days.

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Hungary's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria OrsosHenrik HavasiSandorne SarkoziIstvanne LadiJanosne AndoAntalne BangaIlka ZolnaiIstvanne Morocz • Jozsefne SzucsSandorne CsikiJanosne VargaGergely Andras MolnarLajosne Buzaky • Janosne SzentirmayFerencne KustosMargit AmbrusMatyasne KövesdiGyorgyne Toth • Janosne Kudasz • Rezso Gallai • Maria HoffnerJozsefne NagyMargit Dezsone KovacsJanosne BelikVeronika Zsilinszki

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