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Friday 8 November 2013

Puskás Tivadar

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


1 comment:

Andrew said...


Thanks for spotting and sharing.

Unequivocally Hungarian.