Friday 8 November 2013
Most Brits know Puskás. They would say he is a famous Hungarian footballer. That is Ferenc Puskás.
Few know that it was another Puskás, Tivadár, who developed the telephone exchange and founded a telephone newspaper in Budapest, Telefon Hírmondó, in 1893.
Here on my favourite radio programme, BBC Radio 4, I just listened to a programme about the other Puskás, the telephone newspaper man –
Puskás Tivadar is one of the famous Hungarians who actually did his inventing in Hungary –