Miklós Radnóti (1909-1944) was a Hungarian poet. He was drafted by the Hungarian Army, but as a Jew he was assigned to a labor battalion. In November 1944, he was severely beaten by a militiaman for "scribbling". Too weak to continue, he was shot near the village of Abda in Hungary. Eighteen months later, his mass grave was exhumed and his small notebook of final poems was found in his coat. Those poems represent some of the few works of literature composed during the Holocaust that…
This is the membership card in the Writers Economic Association of Hungarian poet Miklós Radnóti. It was found in his coat together with other documents and his last, greatest poems in the mass grave of Abda, where he was executed on November 4, 1944.
MiklÃ³s RadnÃ³ti and his wife, 1937
Miklós Radnóti (1909 – 1944) was a famous Hungarian poet who died in The Holocaust. His ordeal during WWII was the subject of the feature film Forced March. Below is a photos of Radnóti and his wife Fanni Gyarmati (1912–2014) in a masked ball, 1937. Thank you Pécsi Dávid for the tip.
Elhunyt Radnóti Miklós özvegye | HJB.HU
Gyarmati Fannit életének 102. évében, szombat hajnalban érte a halál. Elhunyt Radnóti Miklós költő özvegye, Gyarmati Fanni - közölte a fővárosi XIII. kerületi önkormányzatának sajtóreferense szombaton