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Galery of famous people. Famous personalities of our region. Some old ones. Kálmán Kittenberger. He was born in Levice on 10th October 1881. He studied in Pedagogical Academy in Levice. He prepared himself to collections and preparations . He was a big hunter . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Galery of famous people

Famous personalities of our region

Some old ones

He was born in Levice on 10th October 1881.He studied in Pedagogical Academy in Levice.He prepared himself to collections and preparations.He was a big hunter. He made six travels toAfrica, the first time in 1902, where he was sent by theHungarian Royal SocietyinBudapest. He spent there ten and a half years.During his journeys he faced financial difficulties as he received no sponsorship, but he was still able to grant 60,000 items to the biological collections of the Hungarian National Museum, including 300 new animal species. Part of that collection was annihilated by a fire in 1956.He died in Hungary on 4th January 1958.Klmn Kittenberger

Klmn KittenbergerHis grave in Nagymaros.Klmn Kittenberger with lionStreet in Levicecalled KlmnKittenberger

tefan DobHe was born in 1502.He was aHungariansoldier, best known as the successful defender ofEgeragainst the Ottomans in 1552.He was a member of the Hungarian land-owning nobility, with holdings in northern Hungary. In the dynastic succession struggles after theBattle of Mohcsin 1526, he was consistently on the side of theHabsburg KingFerdinand I. He was given the ownership of the castle ofLevice.He died in 1572.

tefan DobCastle in Levice

Mat Csk TrenianskyHe was born in 1260-1265. Mat Csk Treniansky was a Hungarian oligarch in the Kingdom of Hungary who ruled independently the north-western counties of the kingdom (today roughly the western half of present-day Slovakia and parts of Northern Hungary). In the 19th century, he was often described as a symbol of the struggle for independence in both the Hungarian and Slovak literatures. He died on 18th March 1321.

Schoellers familyThey bought Levice estate in 1867.They were very rich.They came from noble family.They traded for example with wool, silk, textil and with confectionery.In Levice they owned many buildings: mill, chateau and many others.

Esterhzys and Cskys familyEsterhzy family was significant Hungarian noble family. They had the largest owners land in the Habsburg Empire. Esterhzy family owned the estate Levice since of the end 17th century. The estate owned until the 19th century. The estate Levice before Esterhazy owned Csky. Ladislav Csky sold castle to Paul Esterhzy. Then Paul Csky owned castle. He bought it at auction. Cskys family were Hungarian noble family, known since the 14th century in Transylvania. In the 17th century became the center of his dominion Slovakia, where he had extensive property until 1945.

Paul Esterhzy

Some modern ones

TwiinsTWiiNS are a Slovak twin pop duo consisting of sisters Daniela Janichov and Veronika Nzlov who were born on 15 May 1986 in Hronsk Beadik(district Levice). They represented Slovakia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with their song, "I'm Still Alive", which failed to qualify for the final. Despite this, they still gave Slovakia their best result since re-entering the competition in 2009. Their mom have got shop with clothes in Levice.

Twiins with duo Jedward

Twiins with rapper Flo Rida

Twiins in Eurovision

Twiins with rapper Carlprit

Magda PavelekovMagda Pavelekov appeared in 12 films, 205 television productions and presented in nearly 60 entertainment broadcasts on the radio and television. She is descendant of the famous family Kohry. She was an actress in Theatre in Nitra. She has been the member of this theatre for 17 years. Then she left to Bratislava and her artistic life she described in book Remembering old actress in 2001. Now she is on retired.

Theatre, Nitra

With grandsons

OTTO awards

Juraj zaujecJuraj Zaujec is 29 years old. He was in Superstar in 2012. He studied in conservatory and learnt playing on guitar. In addition to playing the guitar he loves singing. He has two little daughters and wife. He lived in Levice for a long time, but lately he moved to Bratislava. He has been a teacher in artistic school for 4 years.

Juraj in Superstar

Juraj with fanTRANSLATE: Juraj, Levice are best!

Photo taked in Levice

Ivana KuriakovIvana Kuriakov become the Triathlete of 2012 in Slovakia. She is 18 year old sportwoman. 18th October 2012 Ivana Kuriakov won the title of World Champion in akvatlone in junior category. 21th April 2013 in the Dutch Horst she got her first place in the duathlon. In Slovakia she won the title of four domestic champions.

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